As you know, all of my photos are taken from my backyard which overlooks a wetland. For those who have ever considered living with birds (or photographing them) the home next door to ours, with the same view is now for sale by its owner:

You’ve got to ask yourself a question: ‘do I feel lucky?’ Well, do ya, Snail?

Snail Kite

Published by Lou Faber

Poet and writer (and retired attorney) and one time Pushcart Prize nominee (mistakes do happen) and practicing Buddhist (some things you can never get right, but you practice anyway), novelist in search of an Agent, jazz lover in search of the perfect trio (Bill Charlap comes closest). Author of "The Right to Depart," published by Plain View Press, ISBN: 9780911051308 (2008) My work has appeared in Aura Literary Arts Review, Afterthoughts (CA), Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, Celt at Aberffraw (Ire), Chaminade Literary Review, Candelabrum Poetry Magazine (UK), Exquisite Corpse, HazMat Review, Legal Studies Forum, Luna Negra, Main Street Rag, Midstream, European Judaism (UK), Pearl, Rattle, RE:AL The Journal of Liberal Arts, The South Carolina Review, Vigil (UK), The Worcester Review and too many elsewhere to list. My work has been anthologized in Hearsay: Poetry By Lawyers, Kafka Kaleidoscope (Birch Brook Press) and Torture and Triumph (Scars Publ.).

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  1. Lou, if you saw the snail kite yesterday and didn’t report him for the eBird count yesterday, please do! When I submitted snail kites on my checklist, they say they are rare and require photos. Sometimes my hubby zooms in on their leg bands to show the count 🙂


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