Dress Plumage

“Red is the ultimate cure for sadness.” — Bill Blass “Some birds are not meant to be caged, that’s all. Their feathers are too bright, their songs too sweet and wild.” — Stephen King *   *   * House Finch — Dressed in royal red plumage.   Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2019

Finches’ Nest

Two finches build a nest of grasses, interwoven with the tiniest of white spring blossoms— soft grasses cradle delicate eggs, blossoms speak to the fragility of hope. *   *   * Finches’ Nest – photo and poem by Mary O’Connor © 2013