Blane Klemek: American Dippers
Scottish poet Kathleen Jamie once wrote of a species of songbird that I've yet to observe. She writes somewhat humorously about the curious little bird, describing the bird and its habitat in a way that makes me smile. She wrote in her descriptive, short poem, "The Dipper" . . .
"It was winter, near freezing,
I'd walk through a forest of firs