Hope of the Cardinal

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© Andrea Petersen
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If we hope for what we see not, then do we with patience wait for it.
Romans 8: 25

Cardinals live on hope
With patience to cope
E'en tho' the future
Is not always theirs
to see or picture...
They take their chance
These birds of the air
On the upper branch
Not competing
With many birds eating,
But they simply learn
To wait their turn...
Poetry by me, AJP

16 responses

  • Shawn M

    Shawn M (Deleted) said (3 Jan 2009):

    My favorite bird by far.

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (3 Jan 2009):

    lovely shot Andrea

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (3 Jan 2009):

    As always......beautiful!!!

  • Robert Duncan

    Robert Duncan   gave props (3 Jan 2009):

    another beautiful bird photo. got to get my feeders set up. telephoto lens should be in this week!!! hopefully I'll be able to show it off on THIS forum.

  • Betty Maxey

    Betty Maxey   said (3 Jan 2009):

    A very beautiful bird, captured beautifully!!

  • Ronnie Ginnever

    Ronnie Ginnever gave props (3 Jan 2009):

    Salute to hope.....

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (3 Jan 2009):

    Another beautiful bird portrait Andrea! And another great poem to go with it.

  • Liz Bennefeld

    Liz Bennefeld (Deleted) gave props (4 Jan 2009):

    That's gorgeous! (The poem, too.)

  • Lesley S

    Lesley S (Deleted) gave props (5 Jan 2009):

    Beautiful shot - and poem!

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (5 Jan 2009):

    Great text... great photo... great sentiment!! ...and color to DIE for!!!

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (5 Jan 2009):

    He is just perfect. Cardinals always give me a lift. What a great clear capture.

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (6 Jan 2009):

    Don't know how I missed this one, but it's certainly beautiful!

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (9 Jan 2009):

    What a colour he is I'd love to see him in my garden..Great shot

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (16 Mar 2009):

    So pretty

  • Laura Regnier

    Laura Regnier gave props (12 Aug 2009):

    Lovely capture and photo effect!

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (29 Apr 2018):


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