Chickadee behind the Screen

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© Andrea Petersen
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But we all with open face beholding as in in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory even as by the spirit of the Lord...II Corinthians 3: 18

A black- capped Chickadee
Behind the window screen
Hopped unto the olive tree
Only briefly to be seen.
Not much time elapsed,
Ere' the wings flapped...
Flying as the years pass,
Thru' life's looking glass...
Poetry by me, AJP

Wild birds in their quick journey of life do not let too much time elapse before they fly to their next destination. I compare this to how we go though life so rapidly...

Tomorrow is my 68th birthday...If I had to do things differently I would live the first part of my journey as I am living it now... loving each moment of the day that is granted because at this sequence of time's spinning wheel many things can change..and the future is not ours to hold..But every day it is ours to behold while we are still alive.

Thank you Je suis moi "Gloria" for the generous spotlight.

14 responses

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (4 Sep 2011):

    really nice!!!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (4 Sep 2011):

    This is VERY frameable. I love the softness and the pervasive yellow.

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (4 Sep 2011):

    Happy Brithday Friend................

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen said (4 Sep 2011):

    Thank you for the comments and a special thank you to Gloria for the spotlight
    and your nice wishes..

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (4 Sep 2011):

    He's such a little beauty, and I particularly appreciate your poem and narrative, Andrea! Beautifully captured and beautifully stated..

  • Zapata Juan P

    Zapata Juan P   gave props (4 Sep 2011):

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY and the best wishes. I hope you are having a great weekend. Love so much this creature.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (5 Sep 2011):

    i love these little birds. i have watched them here at the house today.the screen made a neat filter!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (6 Sep 2011):

    This looks like a watercolor. It is so beautiful and I do love the chickadees. In our youth, we feel like we have forever and do rush about things. I think we have to experience the pains of life to appreciate the beauty around us.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) said (6 Sep 2011):


  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (6 Sep 2011):

    I just commented on this stunning image, it seems to have disappeared, so I am saying it again, you must frame this beauty, like a painting Andrea

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (6 Sep 2011):

    The screen made this photo come out so soft ... it is beautiful, Andrea!!!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (8 Sep 2011):

    wow, super shot.

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (9 Sep 2011):

    Love the dreamy effect and the soft yellow. Excellent work, my friend.

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (12 Sep 2011):


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