by John Baldwin

Do you know what kind of bird I am,
Dressed in my all-white coat, like a winter Ermine?
Am I, a true Albino? This fact, even the experts cannot determine,
But from my shape and call,
I’m sure I don’t fool anyone at all,
For, I’m a very well known bird, to you and me,
Yes, I’m a very undressed, but very white, little Chickadee!

3 March, 2019
Inspired by a photograph from a bird-loving friend, Adrian, who took it in his garden.

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