Thank You Notes
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Thank You Notes

Mama Hummingbird Landing

A poem of gratitude for the gift of a tiny nest outside my front door

Mama hummingbird lands in her nest.
Mama hummingbird lands in her nest. Photo by poet.

To the mama hummingbird
hugging her nest tight
under the waxing gibbous moon.

I promise not to get too close,
but I will bring the children by
in the morning.

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Thank you notes aims to acknowledge and recognize the gifts large and small that life, the universe and all humans around us bring to our existence here on Earth. We thank them for their time, the contributions and their joy.

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E. Katherine Kottaras

E. Katherine Kottaras

M.A. English// M.S. Kinesiology, Integrative Wellness. Contemplative teacher & writer. 🏳️‍🌈☮️🌴🍕 Chronic pain yields chronic hope.