A RE-BLOG – NATURE POEMS: “A message from a Calliope Hummingbird” (“Un mensaje de un colibrí caliope”) Amira

Thank You, Amira, for this exquisite poem on this unique hummingbird.  When they return to us in the warmth of summer, they delight us with their beauty and give us celestial hope.

sincerely, your scribe for love



“A message from a Calliope Hummingbird”


Is it a moth?

So quick and small…

Perhaps a dragonfly… or a butterfly in the distance?

What an amazing existence!

Zipping and darting through flowers

At this early hour!


What a discovery!

It’s the tiniest forest hummingbird

That I have ever observed!

The calliope hummingbird,

A true miracle of Nature!

A jewel so shiny,

Such a magnificent creature

In a body so tiny!

Named the “beautiful voiced” by the Greeks,

A wonder so sweet,

With an indomitable spirit,

Who travels thousands of miles without limits

Making him the smallest

Migratory bird and the mightiest!

I witnessed a wonder and a mystery

Of amazing achievement,

And astonishing feat

The spirit’s victory

Against all odds, knows no defeat

And can accomplish such deed…

Why then doubt humanity’s

Enormous capacity

To learn lessons from our past,

And overcome challenges,

To repair all of Nature’s…

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