That’s wonderful, Rebecca!

Every spring, as I Hear the songs and calls of each species of bird arrive, I call out loud, “Welcome back, robins” “It’s lovely to hear you again, flickers” “Phoebes, so happy you made it back!”

And I mean it with all my heart.

I would imagine the raven had some interesting comments to make!

Deborah Barchi has recently retired from her career as a librarian and now has time to read, explore nature, and write poetry and essays. 824drb@gmail.com

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