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That Little Robin Red Breast

We all love robins in our garden … this lovely poem was written by Tracey Curtis about a welcome visitor in her garden … 

That Little Robin Red Breast

I was out the other day, in the garden sewing seeds,
Raking up the soil, and pulling up the weeds.
As I went to sit down, on my bench to sip my tea,
A little robin red breast, flew down in front of me.

He looked so very cheeky, as he sat there by my feet,
He hopped a little closer, then he flew upon the seat.
I turned my head quite slowly, and I didn’t make a sound,
His little eyes were blinking, as he started looking round.

He real seemed contented, as he sat there in the sun,
Then he flew upon the branch, to see what I had done.
I slowly held my hand out, with some bird seed in my palm,
I said “Now there you go sweet bird, I don’t mean you no harm.”

Then just as I was talking, he flew down on my hand,
He really was the sweetest thing, and his coiours were so grand.
Then he turned and looked at me, as if to say hello!!
Thank you kindly for the food, but now I have to go.

With his little head a tilt, and his little feet a spray,
He hopped down on the ground again, and then he flew away.
I watched him for a moment, it he flew out of sight,
That little robin red breast, was such a sweet delight.

© Written by Tracey Curtis..9\4\14

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Tracey Curtis

Hello..I'm Tracey Curtis....I'm 53 years old, I'm Married to Kelvin & I have 2 children. I live in North Devon UK...& I have a Dog Called Tasha..she is a Rottweiler..we also had our beautiful German Shepard Blade..but sadly we had to have him put to sleep on 14-6-14...as he was ill..this broke our hearts..but he is still with me in my profile pic bless him..RIP..My boy Blade....I love animals..& I love to play my piano in my spare time.....But poetry is my biggest passion.., although I am dyslexic it doesn't stop me....I write funny poems , but I also write all sorts of poems...I tend to write about what I see around me..& I also write from the heart ..I enjoy making people laugh & smile with my poems..& some people cry with some I have written .................. .I Now have 16 book published ..you can find them from AMAZON ,..thanks to Sally at silversurfers, and to you all on here..for your support..& encouragement...& i will still be sharing poems on here for you to enjoy too...thanks every one..I'm so happy..:) x.And feel free to add my as a FB F Friend..I'm always happy to have new nice friends on board x

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Winifred3394
25th Sep 2017
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Thanks for voting!
Lovely poems to read and very touching.

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