The crack-brained bobolink courts his crazy mate,
Poised on a bulrush tipsy with his weight.
( Bobolinks Dolichonyx oryzivorus) are small New World blackbirds making up the only member of genus Dolichonyx.
Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations [ edit ]
Quotes reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 75.
Modest and shy as a nun is she; One weak chirp is her only note; Braggarts and prince of braggarts is he, Pouring boasts from his little throat.
Robert of Lincoln is gayly drest, Wearing a bright black wedding-coat; White are his shoulders and white his crest.
One day in the bluest of summer weather, Sketching under a whispering oak, I heard five bobolinks laughing together, Over some ornithological joke.
When Nature had made all her birds, With no more cares to think on, She gave a rippling laugh and out There flew a Bobolinkon.
The crack-brained bobolink courts his crazy mate, Poised on a bulrush tipsy with his weight.
Out of the fragrant heart of bloom, The bobolinks are singing; Out of the fragrant heart of bloom The apple-tree whispers to the room, "Why art thou but a nest of gloom While the bobolinks are singing?"
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