Told as a cardinal bird
legend, because the cardinals were the first band of birds bringing the red ribbon of the rainbow, "A Rainbow of Birds" appeals to children's sense of immediate magic and discovery of the beauty in nature.
A heartfelt hug, a warm smile, the flash of a red Cardinal bird
, these are ephemeral moments that touch us, sometimes briefly, sometimes profoundly, often not acknowledged as the treasures they are.
He is the cardinal bird
that could make all the difference, burning his sacred red feathers in a slow fire that will never burn out.
There was a cardinal bird
in red jasper and two owls carved from tiger-eye perched on quartz crystal groups.
For his first promotion, Kelley commissioned an artist to paint an original image of a cardinal bird
and purchased the exclusive copyrights.
In the cardinal bird
motif of the wrought iron work that holds entryway lamps and planters.
feathers and cigarette butts and roses and orchids and flamingo birds and cardinal birds
and blue birds and blue .
I walked with her day after day alongside the frozen Chesapeake canal, through the bleached sycamores where crimson cardinal birds
flew from branch to branch.
The parks are alive with scarlet Cardinal birds
and lemon-breasted Kiskadees flitting among wild nasturtiums, snapdragons and gladioli.
In the central garden, red cardinal birds
fly among the maturing magnolias, silver birches and catsura trees that Noguchi planted to shade his abstract stone sculptures.