Year-End Wish: To Fly with the Thermal Pigeons!

Poetry is everywhere.  Catch yourself looking and you will find it, just as you sometimes notice a flock of pigeons flying over the roof of your favorite Vietnamese restaurant in the International District.  Then you start to wonder, where do those pigeons live?  What do the rock doves–another name for the same bird–actually eat?  How do they not succumb to all that traffic exhaust?  And how in the heck do they fly together in such twisting and turning tight formations?  Well, poetry cannot answer everything, but it does get us wondering and paying attention a little more.  I am hoping Thermal Pigeons

Huh?  Where do these words come from anyway?

Huh? Where do these words come from anyway?

may help you notice some of the great poetry and art around in our world today.  Check it out.  Subscribe.  Write and wander.  Chase the pigeons.

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About David KH

A citizen of Cascadia, I am interested in what triggers us into joy and especially how art and literature do such triggering. I am a writer of poetry and fiction, and an artist--and have enjoyed a varied and engaging career in education and non-profits in the greater Seattle area. May this blog help you connect with amazing ways artists and writers are engaging creatively with poetry and literature today. And also, help you discover your own triggers of joy.

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