A Seaman's Poems

From the Edge of Reality

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My Back Yard

by Mark Seaman


I got up this morning and found a bald eagle in my back yard.

There were also six pelicans and five cormorants.

A blue heron walked along the shore bobbing its head while hunting for fish.

Ten red-winged blackbirds flitted about on the trees while a squirrel annoyed them.

Fish leave the water briefly in search of bugs only to return to their underwater domain.

The eagle casts a shadow while looking for breakfast.

My back yard is a lake teaming with life and activity.

Nature is still happening on the earth, and life is truly good.