Mindful Writing Challenge: Day 10

A Downy Gift

In little chirps
like squeaky shoes in the rain
a downy woodpecker gives gratitude
for the suet cakes that hang
in green baskets from a leafless dogwood tree.
A gift to share while the smell of rain
erases the snow that lies in decay.

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Shared for Mindful Writing Challenge 2013