Tag Archives: Birds

Birthday Poem 2017

A day without birds salvaged in the last hours by the alpenglow of birthday candles on the kids’ faces and the Eroica playing its tricks – after all these years it still catches me off guard with every listen  Then … Continue reading

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Hundred Highways Tour #7: MT Highway 86 to Country Bookshelf

Lisa and I had to get a little creative for our route to Country Bookshelf in Bozeman to avoid, yet again, traveling I-90 (there’s only so many ways to get over the pass). So we headed up to Clyde Park … Continue reading

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Birthday Poem 2015

Birthday Poem, 2015 by Marc Beaudin A gray morning of crows & trees tapping the window with a crimson bud like a thimble on each finger, playing horse Then a robin churrips unseen sounding like every spring morning of childhood … Continue reading

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Birthday Poem, 2014

One could do worse than spend the day watching them: not quite rock doves & not quite pigeons– call them Railroad Doves– evolved on the lines feeding with each passing grain train but now the grain is gone & it … Continue reading

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The Moon Cracks Open

The Moon Cracks Open: A Field Guide to the Birds and Other Poems, 2008  **Now Available!** “What is the soul if not the sum of the flights of a thousand birds.” The most recent collection of poetry from Marc Beaudin, … Continue reading

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Those Pesky Picas

Actually, it’s those pesky ornithologists. Today, while researching another book, I found out that The Moon Cracks Open: A Field Guide to the Birds contains some faulty science. Fortunately, it’s a book of poetry, so the science is of questionable … Continue reading

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