Flight of Spoonbills

Roseate Spoonbills
Unsplash: Julia Craice

The sun is setting in the west,

The Spoonbills fly with no rest,

Their wings are strong and they will go,

Until they reach their winter home.

(Poetic style of a Japanese tanka in 31 syllables inspired by API)

Categorized as Nature

By Roger Gosden

A British and American scientist specializing in reproduction & embryology whose career spanned from Cambridge to Cornell's Weill Medical College in NYC. He married Lucinda Veeck, the embryologist for the first successful IVF team in America. They retired to Virginia, where he became a master naturalist and writer affiliated with William & Mary. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roger_Gosden

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