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Whitewater Draw January 2014-9552-Sandhill Crane-72Sandhill Crane (Whitewater Draw) — Image by kenne

Reflections In The Water   Leave a comment

Whitewater Draw January 2014-9628-Reflections-72Reflections In The Water (Whitewater Draw) — Image by kenne

We stand together

Reflecting togetherness

Legs in the water.

— kenne

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Whitewater Draw 3014-9558 blogSandhill Cranes spend the winter at the Whitewater Draw in southern Arizona. — Images by kenne

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Whitewater Draw January 2014-9633 SQ Art framed blogWhitewater Draw — Image by kenne

The Sandhill Crane
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The fields are alive with murmuring sound
I see the crane ever dancing around
They stand, they sit, all over the place.
like a babbling brook with a stony face.

When one takes flight they all follow suit
to the skys they twine with a bellowing hoot
Flapping, grappling on awkward stilts
painting the sky in patchwork quilts.

A new field awaits their homely roost
giving their journey a relieving boost
A stop in Nebraska just passing through.
Visitors pay homage to this sandhill crew.

Finding the sanctuary a yearly reprieve
until they decide to leap and leave.
Journey’s end to their timely stay
The sandhill crane must now fly away. 

Joni’s Muse

Capturing The Moment — Sandhill Cranes   3 comments

Whitewater Draw January 2014-2 blogSandhill Cranes  Coming In for a Landing at Whitewater Draw In Southern Arizona — Image by kenne

“Cleared to land on runway 2!”

More images of sandhill cranes to follow in future posting.

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