Treasure Island

Anthony Di'anno

(North Yorkshire)

Dear Robin


Bright eyed, soft feathered,
loved beyond limited word.

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

One day a robin perched on my finger.
His feet reminded me of a wedding ring.

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  • Daniel Brick (4/11/2014 6:56:00 AM)

    I love birds with a passion, both wild and domesticated. I haven't studied birds scientifically. I'm no ornithologist, not even an informed bird watcher. I have a poet's perception of birds. For the past 40+ I have always had a canary, and cultivated a close rapport with that very tiny creature. TWEEL'S PARTING SONG at my Poetry Site is a homage to one of them. My present canary has brown/black feathers he's really striking. I named him TRISTRAM afterTristram Shandy, the 18th novel by Laurence Sterne, a unique, eccentric book and one of my favorites. Can you believe it? I took up all the space and cannot comment on the robin anymore. My canaries crowded him out! (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilkins (9/26/2013 12:58:00 PM)

    If I am correct this is a great metaphor. The last lines lead me to believe so. My heartstrings are tethered to you beautiful wife. (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (6/29/2013 10:29:00 AM)

    Birds are so lovely and a Robin is so cute! It coming and perching on your finger must have been a thrilling experience! SO your heart strings are tethered to the feathered dame! Beware of the jealousy of your wife! A lovely write! (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (6/29/2013 10:29:00 AM)

    Birds are so lovely and a Robin is so cute! It coming and perching on your finger must have been a thrilling experience! SO your heart strings are tethered to the feathered dame! Beware of the jealousy of your wife! A lovely write! (Report) Reply

  • Victoria Donnelly (4/17/2013 9:09:00 AM)

    How very lovely...I can only imagine how exhilarating I would to feel and see a robin perch on your finger (Report) Reply

  • Aria Siren (4/9/2013 3:56:00 PM)

    This is really beautiful. Dripping with what a poem should be. Not overdone, this poem is elegant in it's simplicity. (Report) Reply

  • Titi Dale (2/20/2013 3:35:00 AM)

    This is a beautiful poem :) when love is found you no longer take notice of the things around u...


    Titi (Report) Reply

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