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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!

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.

Reflecting On One Rotund Raindrop

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.

Chubby Little 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!
A belted kingfisher darts across Sligo Creek, his wings spread wide.

Belted Kingfisher Goes Hungry on Christmas Day

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

Cheers To Norm The Great Blue Heron

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.

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