Gangbangers

Focus photography of flying hummingbird

A gang of hummingbirds
the West Side Rubythroats
divebomb the feeder
beaking at one another—
“When you’re a Jet you’re
a Jet all the way”
(don’t love your brother
as your self)—
recharging for the
flight for tacos and mole
ole to old Mexico.

Poem by Ewing Eugene Baldwin

Ewing Eugene Baldwin is a journalist, Illinois State historian, and fictionist and poet. His short story “Catbelly Heat On My Knees” was recently published in Jerry Jazz Musician E-zine. Baldwin’s history essays on the Underground Railroad are published in the Illinois Historical Archives.