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The poet’s lounge is home to a wide range of nature poetry, especially about Sligo Creek and the Anacostia River Tributary Trail System. Send us your nature poetry today!

Cheers To Norm The Great Blue HeronFour Poems About a Big-Bellied Bird

We witnessed a gregarious great blue heron that we named after "Norm" from "Cheers." He swooped down like a blue angel, inspiring us to write some poems.

Chubby Little RobinFour poems about a rotund robin

Here are four little haiku poems about a chubby little robin that hopped around our backyard. Do you write nature poems? We'd love to publish them!

Reflecting On One Rotund Raindrop6 Poems About a Mighty Drop of Rain

Reflecting on one rotund rain drop that fights with all of its might to avoid crashing to the ground, I offer six poems about rain falling on Sligo Creek.
A belted kingfisher darts across Sligo Creek, his wings spread wide.

Belted Kingfisher Goes Hungry on Christmas Day4 Poems About A Belted Kingfisher

Four belted kingfisher poems about a bird who could not eat because Sligo Creek was filled with pollution from a water main break.

Five Poems About A Sweet Old Great Blue Heron

Here are five great blue heron poems I wrote in tribute to a special blue heron, Ms. Ana Costia, I met on New Year's Day 2020.