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Ivrory Billed Woodpecker
by john k zimmerman
Thursday, May 19, 2005
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in late april the Existence of one, or more ivory billed wood peckers was reported after being considered extinct for over half a century --

in th words of rhe most famous woopecker

ha HA ha HA HA


flash of white
ghosting
through the bottomlands
cryptic calls
on the wind
a lost species
shows itself
secretive survivor
in the bald cypress
red capped recluse
rising from extinction
ecological ghost
ghost no longer


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Reviewed by Carla Herrera (Reader)
Bravo! Thanks.

Carla
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
Let us hope they will be left alone to increase in numbers. Nicely done, John. Love and peace. Regis
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader)
Ditto...
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Well penned!!

Love Tinks
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
Hooray for this determined surviving bird, and hooray for this fine ode to him, John. I only wish many more thought to be extinct creatures could somehow resurrect themselves.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack
Surprising, considering the state they were found in, you would think they would all be either road kill or buckshot by now...ed
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
John,

Visually stunning, and beautifully written--well done!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla. :)
Reviewed by Carrie Deveney
Very nice write, John. :)
-Carrie
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