ArmourQuill Hunter

Rookie (1949 / Fort Smith, AR)

Blackbirds Can Dance


What an easy Spring day watching the garden grow
Then along comes a blackbird dancing, feet to toe

You might call it the worm-dance for tucker’s chance
That little critter was doing the two-step, at a glance

He hopped to the left and, then, two-steps right
I tell you that blackbird’s dance was rather alright

Guess you think I had nothing better to do…
Than to watch that little fella with his dance one-two

Sure I do; but the garden work was all done
Still, I was so amused for all the worms he got for fun

Submitted: Sunday, October 01, 2006
Edited: Friday, October 01, 2010
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  • Rookie Francesca Johnson (10/7/2006 1:53:00 AM)

    Sometimes we need to make time to watch these wonderful things.....it makes us all the richer, don't you think? Really enjoyed this poem, A.

    Love, Fran xx (Report) Reply

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