Through the harsh whistle of a
bullying Blue Jay from the feeder,
the Common Yellowthroat’s
we find our own through bill and tap
and rhythmic drumming on drainpipe,
bone against bone.
When the widow wrote
how her husband
once said she was like
a perfectly ripe avocado,
I wanted to rush right out
and buy one. Examine
its tough exterior,
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