Black-Bellied Dipper

by Mary E. Lowd

March 9, 2021

Small black bird
With a bright white breast
Flitting through the forest
Living by a stream
You could walk for hours
Not speaking a single word

Just to catch a glimpse
Of this brilliantly colored
Black and white bird

When, at last, you find it
What a treasure it will seem!

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From the book:  Some Words Burn Brightly: An Illuminated Collection of Poetry

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