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A poem, Happiness found in my foyer tree

Updated on April 14, 2012
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I am a writer of poetry and fiction. I especially love flash fiction. My name is Ruby, and I live in Southern Illinois. I am a retired R.N.

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Beautiful Babies that filled me with glee

I'm so excited, I just want to shout

I have Baby Birds in a nest

I must tell you how it all came about

I moved my foyer tree out on my patio when the weather started to turn warm

The next thing i knew

A Bird's nest started to form

At first I thought, " Oh my beautiful tree "

Then i felt ashamed

Thoughts of "Babies" Filled me with glee

Everyday I watched Mama build, looking so proud

Anticipation mounting

I found myself joyfully laughing out-loud

First there was one egg, then two, then three, then four

Sadly one morning one was lost

Found splattered all over the floor

The wind had blown, The nest only hanging by a thin thread

I quickly secured it

With a string tied overhead

So i had three bluish green eggs left in the nest

I watched them like an Eagle

Some might say, " I was somewhat obsessed "

One day i looked to see the eggs once more

Little did i guess

What was waiting in store?

One little fuzzy Baby, oh so very cute!

Anxiously waiting

For another to follow suit

I now have three Babies begging for food

Keeping Mama busy

Taking exceptional care of her adorable brood

Soon my heart tells me, " They will all fly away "

I know i will miss them

Each and every day

They brought me so much happiness, and i know one thing for sure

The tree will stay on my patio

Waiting for another Mama needing a home that's warm and secure.

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      Rosemary Sadler 5 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

      Lovely poem Ruby, you were so lucky to be able to take such fabulous photos without scaring mama away. I'm guessing she will be back again next year :)

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      Becky Katz 5 years ago from Hereford, AZ

      Since you are so careful and watchful for her eggs, I guess she has accepted you. Such a pretty color of eggs too. Mama Robin is so pretty too. Maybe she will come back next year.

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      LABrashear 5 years ago from My Perfect Place, USA

      Precious! I loved the poem and that you included Skynyrd! Voted up!

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      Sunnie Day 5 years ago

      Ruby this is so precious. We too have baby birds everywhere being born in four bird houses..one is a cardinal..so wonderful to watch this little miracle. Thank you for sharing such a wonderful event.

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      Brenda Barnes 5 years ago from America-Broken But Still Beautiful

      You certainly received a spectacular spring gift. Thank you for writing a lovely poem and for the great photos. How very precious. I love how God planned babies so prefectly.

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      truthfornow 5 years ago from New Orleans, LA

      Great poem and lovely pictures. What a beautiful and wonderful story of spring.

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      Bill Holland 5 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Ruby, what a great experience! I love that you love nature and little creatures. Great photos, great poem and a very nice person as the author!

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      WillStarr 5 years ago from Phoenix, Arizona

      How cool is that! Up and awesome!

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      BeyondMax 5 years ago from Sydney, Australia

      Awe, the sweetest smiles =) such a cute poetical story (I keep smiling) You are so lucky to see the miracle of life on your doorstep! I'm jealous =)

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Rosemary, I've had a ball with this. It was so much fun watching the eggs hatch and taking pictures. I hope she does come back next year. I've got another one started. I put an apple wreath over my light on the patio and they have already built a nest, so i'll be taking more pictures. I'm so glad you you came by...Thank you..

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      Gail Sobotkin 5 years ago from South Carolina

      Lovely poem story and stunning photos. This was truly joyous to read.

      Voted up, useful, awesome, beautiful and interesting.

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      mckbirdbks 5 years ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hello Always. What a great experience. Your poetry was perfect, the photos added tremendously to the presentation. This was the Spring poetry we were all waiting for.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Becky, Yes, at first the Mama flew out of the nest everytime i came out on the patio,she would watch me take pictures, then she finally stayed on the nest when i came outside. I could almost see her fear leave. I loved every minute of it. Thank you for coming by my place...

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello LABrashear, Thank you for the precious comment and glad you liked Skynyrd. This has been a great experience for me. So happy you came by...

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Sunnie, I am so glad you enjoyed this. This is my first time to be involved with anything like this, and i must say that it was such a thrill when i saw the first baby. A person would think i'd given birth..HaHa Thank you for coming....

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Hyphen, I have spent the last month keeping watch. The tree is not that tall and something could have gotten the eggs. When the wind blew one egg out, i almost cried, but it all came together. I loved every minute. It is wonderful how God made it possible for his creatures to survive. ( and have good Mama's ) Thank you so much...

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      Joyce Haragsim 5 years ago from Southern Nevada

      You get excited like I did when living in S.Cal. and a mountain area we had baby jays and morning doves, the doves babies were two cubby things from the begining.

      voted up and awesome

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello truthfornow, Happy to see you. Your comment is so true..Spring has arrived! Thank you so much...

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Billy, Thank you for kind words. I must admit that i've not always been this interested in " Birthing " I think it comes when you open up to the beauty around you. I'm so happy that you came by....

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Will, It was so cool. I'm hoping she will remember and come back again. Thank you for coming by....

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Max, I'm glad it brought a smile, reading your comment made me smile. Thank you so much..

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Happyboomernurse, I am thrilled that you found joy in reading this. Thank you so much...

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Mck, Remember when i came to your little cafe and told you about it when it first happened, i didn't have a clue how long it took birds to hatch. I found out it didn't take very long. I am so happy that you liked the photos and my presentation. Thank you so much..

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Joyce, Happy to see you. I can imagine the excitement of having bluejays and morning doves, lucky you..Thank you for coming...

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      Dee42 5 years ago from Beautiful Arkansas

      Ahhhh. How sweet, and great photos! They had 2 momas cause after the wind came up, you tied the nest secure, you saved them!! Ha

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      Xavier Nathan 5 years ago from Isle of Man

      Another beautiful poem reminding us of the important things in life. Thank you Ruby for redirecting our focus it is so easy for us to get lost in the distractions of life that ultimately are meaningless compared to the beauty of nature.

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      50 Caliber 5 years ago from Arizona

      Ruby, watching God's creatures replenish is such a rewarding experience, I happy you got to be part of one of the many experiences on your own front porch! How cool is that!

      Blessings,

      Dusty

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      drbj and sherry 5 years ago from south Florida

      I want to thank you dear Audrey

      For constantly being there

      And watching my sweet babies

      With such tender, loving care.

      I plan to return this way next Spring,

      Will you again be able to do your thing?

      Gratefully, Mrs. Robin

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      b. Malin 5 years ago

      You Hub put a Big Smile on my Face, Ruby Girl. Nature is Wonderful, and when you experience it this way, how Grand is that. Wonderful Photos. I totally Enjoyed. Thank You!

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      Genna East 5 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      Ruby, this is the perfect poem for spring. I keep waiting for the morning chorus, here that truly fills the air with a mixed symphony of song; the robins have just started to hop about in the grass, and poke their beaks into the earth.

      Your beautiful poem, and this robin and her babies, bring the hope that “springs eternal.” Those photos are remarkable too! :-)

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      This is so beautiful! I had a nest on my property and a bad storm came and wiped it out. I was so disappointed. This year will be better for them!

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      ExoticHippieQueen 5 years ago

      Great story and beautiful pictures! I really enjoyed this one......I have had a similar experience in the past. It is a beautiful thing to watch life unfold......

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Dee, I guess they did have two Mamas..HaHa Thank you. Cheers

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Spirit Whisperer, This is my first experience with nature and i really found joy in watching the Mama build the nest, then the eggs and birth. Happy you came by and left a thoughtful comment..Thank you..

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Dusty, It really was cool. I will have another one too. A bird had built a nest on an apple wreath i put on the patio. I have never seen a bird like it. It is tiny with red stripes on it's head and chest. Thank you my friend...

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello drbj, Yes Mrs. Robin, I will be here waiting for your return, maybe you will lay more eggs this year, if so, please use my tree..Cheers my friend...

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello b., I am glad you enjoyed. I had so much fun with this, like a kid with a new toy..Take care..Thank you so much..

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Genna, I felt the same way, spring has arrived, new babies, it doesn't get any better than that. I am happy you enjoyed. Thank you...

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Dexter, I had one close call with the wind. I'm sorry you lost yours. It's so much fun. I hope you have some this year. Take care and good luck..Cheers

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Exotic, So nice to see you. It is wonderful to watch life unfold, my first, but hopefully not my last. Thank you for coming..Cheers.

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      sofs 5 years ago

      Oh so lovely and nice pictures too... I love to have some baby birds too... but they always find the huger trees better...lucky you.. Thanks for sharing. Have a lovely day!

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Sophie, I was amazed when the mama started to build her nest in my foyer tree. she might have thought it was a real tree. Thank you for coming by..Cheers

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      Rolly A Chabot 5 years ago from Alberta Canada

      Hi Always... loved this... I can just see you out there securing the nest again. Good they chose your tree to build in.

      Hugs from Canada

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Rolly, Yes, i've been acting like a mother hen with her chicks. Happy you enjoyed..Thank you..

      Hugs..

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      Richard Ricky Hale 5 years ago from West Virginia

      I thought those were Robin eggs. Awesome poem and great pics AE. Cute, interesting, and fun! Voted up, awesome, and interesting. Hope you are doing well my friend. Take care and see you soon.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Ricky, Happy you enjoyed. I am having a good time with this. Thank you for coming by..Cheers...

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      Cathy Nerujen 5 years ago from Edge of Reality and Known Space

      Wow, I love this hub and the subject too. The photos are so pretty. :)

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      prasetio30 5 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Beautiful poem. Ruby, I don't know why, every time I visit your hub I always get a positive feeling and lots of smiles. I believe this one that caused happiness among hubbers, like you. Good job, my friend. I always give my vote to you and press the buttons here, except funny. Take care :-)

      Love and peace, Prasetio

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 5 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      What a delight! You must have been very patient with the photos.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Astra, I am thrilled you enjoyed my story/poem about my babies. It was fun taking the pictures, but the Mama got a little upset. She would stay close and watch me. Thank you for reading and commenting..Cheers

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Prasetio, I am so glad you enjoy visiting my hubs. Your comments are so kind..Thank you my friend....

      Love and Peace.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Blossom, I took the pictures standing on a latter with Mama bird watching my every move. I think she finally realized that i wasn't going to hurt them. At first, everytime i came out on the patio she would leave the nest, now she remains in the nest, completely unafraid..I am glad you thought it was delightful..Thank you so much..Cheers

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 5 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      Oh I love this .. the birds and the eggs in the nest so adorable. I know you were so excited. I could feel it in your words.

      Great poem

      voted up

      Debbie

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      aaww such a beautiful poem and I can so relate to this when a mother bird built a nest straw by straw in my patio. At first I thought of it as a nuisance and then when she layed eggs. I was putting water and seeds for her in a cup...lol

      Becoming a mother changes everything huh ;)

      beautiful poem, Ruby. Voted up and sharing !

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      Radhika Sreekanth 5 years ago from Mumbai,India

      The little eggs and the baby birds look so cute! I can't even guess how much excited you would have been! Your poem is a nice tribute to the mother who fetches food for her babies.

      Up and beautiful.

      Sharing with my friends here.

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      Denise Handlon 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Your poem tells quite a story, Ruby, and what wonderful photos you've captured!

      Your talent for telling a story via rhyme is amazing! Rated up and awesome.

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      Caroline Marie 5 years ago from Close to Heaven

      This is great Ruby! Love the photos you took of them too. :)

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      Peggy Woods 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

      What fun it was for you to be able to see this life cycle enacted out under your watchful "eagle" eyes. Thanks for showing us these great photos. We have several birdhouses in our backyard and it is fun watching the action of the birds, but obviously, we never get to see the eggs and babies maturing as closely as you were able to do. Up votes and sharing this.

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      Eiddwen 5 years ago from Wales

      Oh Ruby this is truly beautiful;I love it and have to award it my 'Up up and away.'

      Take care and thanks for sharing such a gem

      Eddy.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Debbie, I was excited! Enjoyed every moment. They are moving about in the nest, soon they will leave the nest. Thank you for coming by..Cheers

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Ruchira, I think i will put seed in a cup for her, what a great idea..Thank you...Cheers

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello radhikasree, Happy you thought they were cute. You are welcome to share. Thank you...Cheers

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Denise, Thank you. I love to rhyme. My family said that i talk in rhyme. HaHa Thank you...

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Caroline, Thank's for the great comment. I appreciate you. Cheers

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Peggy, Nice to see you. I am happy you are sharing this. Thank you for coming by..Cheers

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Eddy, Glad you think it is a gem. I loved every minute of this adventure, my first!! Thank you my friend..

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      Linda Rogers 5 years ago from Minnesota

      You just made my day Ruby with that beautiful poem written in story form. How exciting to have a nest in your tree. I have birds that make a nest every spring. Now that they've used your tree once, they will continue coming back, so no need for sadness. I hit Every button on this uplifting poem.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello MT, I hope you are correct about her coming back,. This was so much fun. Thank you so much for gracing my page...Cheers..

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Lovely piece Ruby! You are so lucky to have had this experience! I am envious!

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Audrey, Who would think she would like an artificial tree to build her nest. Put one on your patio, maybe you will get lucky too. I hope so, it was so much fun..Thank you..Cheers

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      Manoj Kumar Srivastava 5 years ago from India

      Ruby in front of my house perched on a pole lies a nest. I often sit in my garden seeing it. Your observational poem reminds me of that. Thanks for the photos and the poem.

      MAKUSR

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      Joseph De Cross 5 years ago

      So alive and kicking! This piece has all the colors from life. Nature and spring are already anouncing Mother's day and Summer are just around the corner. Wonderful poetry!

      LORD

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Oh Ruby, I am so excited for you, I can just imagine the enormous pleasure this nest have given you.

      Thank you for sharing this with us, the photos are so lovely.

      Best wishes Lesley

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Makusr, Nice to see you. We are lucky to love nature. Thank you so much. I am glad you enjoyed..Cheers

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Lord, Boy are they alive and kicking! They will soon be leaving the nest. Thank you for coming to visit...

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Lesley, I am thrilled to share this with all my friends. I'm so glad you enjoyed..Thank you...

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      raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      you're excitement contaminates me Ruby...and brings smile to my face today...

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Raci, I am happy that this brought a smile to your face. I went to town today and bought bird food and put it close to the tree, the Mother will not touch it, i can't figure it out. Thank you for coming by...

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      Alexander Thandi Ubani 5 years ago from Lagos

      Lovely story! Now ??? ve cute babies. Take care ????????

      ƒ them. Cheers

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      Maria Jordan 5 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

      "And this bird you'll never change...!"

      Rock on, Ruby... you have heralded Spring with this amazing poetry. To be accompanied by LS, is simply icing on the delicious cake!

      Brava--Voted UP & AB! Hugs, Maria

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Ubanichijioke, Happy to see you again. I will take good care of them..Thank you for coming by...

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Mar,HaHa, " And this old bird will never change "I love your comment, and i have this feeling that you like LS too..Yea..Thank you..Cheers..

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      Nell Rose 5 years ago from England

      Hi, Ruby, this was so lovely, I am lucky enough to have Red Kites in the tree near my balcony, and the babies have been making a terrific noise! lol! but I can't stop watching them.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Nell, I know. These babies are now chirping and spreading their wings. I am terrified they will fall out of the nest. It's like i'm a new Mama with all the worry..Lol..I am nor sure what Red Kites are but lucky you..Thank you..Cheers

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      Annie Fenn 5 years ago from Australia

      AE, you must be so excited, it is amazing that the mother chose to come so close as your patio to nest. Oh, and what beautiful green eggs. I would be watching them every day too, as they grow and spread their wings :) This is a lovely heart warming poem. My votes, best wishes and sharing!!!

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      Mohan Kumar 5 years ago from UK

      Ruby, this is a beautiful 'poetic - documentary' of the little hatchlings origin. I love the poem with its elegant simplicity and the sheer joy of watching nature unfold. The photographs complement this hub so well. wonderful!

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Annie, I am having so much fun watching the Babies grow, there's hardly enough room for Mama. I love to watch her go find worms and feed them. I am thrilled that you enjoyed. Thank you so much for visiting us...

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Docmo, Thank you for a thoughtful comment. It is an adventure for sure. I now have another nest with two tiny eggs in an apple wreath i hung on my patio light. The birds are tiny with red heads. I have no idea what kind they are, but here i go again..HaHa..Cheers

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      Becky Katz 5 years ago from Hereford, AZ

      I can see it now. The eaves on your patio are going to have all these nest shaped bowls hanging from it by next spring. Be sure to drill holes in the bottom to let water drain.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      HaHa, Hello Becky. I just posted about the other nest at the cafe. I told everyone i felt like a zoo keeper. Thank's for the laugh, i needed it...Ha

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      Elena 5 years ago from London, UK

      Beautiful to read. It's a pity they will fly away but I am glad you took photo's. That's Priceless.

      Lovely experience. :-)

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Elena, I know they will fly away and soon. They are standing up in the nest, i'm scared they will fall, i put a pillow down on the concrete so they will have a softer landing. In a way, i'll be happy to see them go, i really enjoy them, but i worry a lot too. LOL.. What an experience? Thank you for visiting us..Cheers my friend..

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      Peg Cole 5 years ago from Dallas, Texas

      Absolutely beautiful photos and such a cute story. I loved it!

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Peg, I'm happy you thought it was a cute story. I had a ball taking the pictures..Thank you so much for coming by..Cheers

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      Fehl Dungo 5 years ago from close to you...

      What a lovely poem. Love the meaning underneath it. Thanks for sharing such a beautiful piece Ruby. :) xx

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello blaise, So happy you thought my poem was a beautiful piece..Thank you so much..Cheers

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      shimmering Dawn 5 years ago

      Ruby, this is beautiful... lucky you.. chosen one! I am so happy you shared this with us! Have a blessed day!

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Shimmering, 'Chosen one", love that! I'm so happy you liked it. I loved every minute of it...Cheers my friend

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      Susan Zutautas 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Ruby how exciting to find a birds nest in your tree and then to watch the eggs hatch. Beautiful poem.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Susan, Good to see you. I have another nest with 5 eggs in it, the Mama is tiny and so are the eggs, she is a house Finch, I miss the Robins. I watched when they flew away, one had a crash landing, then Mama appeared and led the baby away.. I watched them untill they were out of sight. Happy you liked my story..Chees My Friend

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      Vinaya Ghimire 5 years ago from Nepal

      I loved the poetic narration in this poem.

      This is esthetically beautiful.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Vinaya, My your accolades are wonderful. Thank you. I loved every moment of this..Cheers

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      Martie Coetser 5 years ago from South Africa

      I love studying the behavior of birds. This is an informative and interesting poem, Ruby, and beautiful pictures :)

      Hugs!

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Martie, This is my first time to watch birds and be so involved with their daily activities. I really enjoyed it. Thank you Dear friend..Cheers

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      K.A.E Grove 5 years ago from Australia

      such a wonderful poem full of the beauty of life, I must be a bit emotional today as this actually brought tears to my eyes. A lovely experince to share with nature you are blessed I think :)

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello nighthag, Thank you so much. I am happy to share with all my friends. I teared up when they left. I watched them until they were out of sight..Cheers my friend..

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      Thelma Alberts 5 years ago from Germany

      What a lovely poem! I could feel that you were so excited experiencing the new life in your foyer tree. I would be excited too if I were in your place. Thanks for sharing this and the photos are very beautiful. Take care.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Thelma, I'm so glad you enjoyed this. I had the most fun. I hope they will come back again..Thank you..

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      Justin W Price 5 years ago from Juneau, Alaska

      very nice, Ruby. The older I get the more i notice birds and how interesting and beautiful they are. Your poem made me smile :-)

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Justin, You know that is really true. There was a time when the mess would have bothered me, now i cried when the flew away. I am glad I made you smile..Thank you.

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      Susan 3 years ago from India

      Wonderful poem Ruby. Thanks for sharing.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Hello Susan, Thank you so much, happy you enjoyed...

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