At sunrise florescent
hummingbird pops up
from sweet-smelling sage,
zips to my windowpane.
She hovers on helicopter
wings, gazes inside
to mesmerize, makes
me glow with a smile.
I realize it’s been a while.

Published in The Avocet, A Journal of Nature Poetry, Spring 2021 

Spying avian friends make me happy. Are you a bird nerd too? What are your favorites?