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Ice and snow.
I didn’t know before this storm
that birds get icy.
Droplets of ice
are frozen to their tail feathers.

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They eat at the feeders
all day long.
And that’s about all I can do—
watch them,
take out more seed,
tend the fire in the woodstove,
take photographs.
Still,
I can’t capture
or hold
the beauty.
Or think of anything
more important,
than to behold.

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