The Hummingbird’s Dream

Spotted near the Devil’s Throat

Small green hummingbird perched on ledge at Iguazu Falls
Hummingbird resting at Iguazu Falls National Park / All Photos by the Author

Poet’s note: The inspiration for this two-part poem came from a little hummingbird relaxing along the bustling trails of Iguazu Falls National Park in Argentina.

#1

A spirit as large as the thunderous rain of eternal water