Out On A Limb

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© Andrea Petersen
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...He was little of stature ..and he ran before and climbed up into a tree to see Him: for He was to pass that way. St. Luke 19: 3-4
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A brave nuthatch
Out on a broken limb
Of the weeping willow tree
Was there before,
Perhaps to find Him
And did not see me,
By the front door.

But I did catch her
With my camera...
This bird of tiny stature,
And great stamina
The best I could,
Where I stood
On this snowy day,
As she passed my way.
Poetry, by me AJP
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It was snowing again today and I wondered if I would see anything else but snow..Then I saw this little bird on the broken limb which stayed long enough for me to shoot a picture. I had thought about cropping this picture but I decided to show the immense size of the limb in comparison to the tiny bird and left it as it was.

6 responses

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer (Deleted) gave props (21 Feb 2011):

    I am glad you did not crop this photo, Andrea. This little spot of blue. How wonderful!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (21 Feb 2011):

    Perfect!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (22 Feb 2011):

    Zaccheus, the bird!! Beautiful! Sure hope you folks are thawing out!

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon   gave props (22 Feb 2011):

    I love this.. and the composition is beautiful.. it's nice to see her just as you did, Andrea!!

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (23 Feb 2011):

    He looks so tiny and vulnerable on that large tree trunk! Wonderful capture, Andrea!

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (26 Feb 2011):

    Cute little guy!! Wonderful capture!!

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