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  • As a grackle struts
    with a fat worm, noon sky and
    trees shine on night feathers.

    Baby robins lay
    dead in the leaves, pushed from nests
    by hungry cowbirds.

    (True stories from today!)
    (Been incommunicado today.
    Will be gone and incommunicado probably 3 weeks starting June 30.)
    (This is not our grackle, but one I saw [and captured] in Texas).
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