Saguaro (Cherita)

Gila woodpecker drills a saguaro nest

under scrumptious nectar-filled blooms
sipped, after sunset, by long-nosed bats;

later, ruby fruits burgeon, luscious, above
that cavity, abandoned by the Gila brood,
soon to shelter martins, finches or sparrows.

Find out more about the Cherita poetry form here.

Via #dailypost and #jusjojan


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