Little-Warblers

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-I have just been informed by the head Warbler - whose name is Tristan or Crispin or Montague or something annoyingly fay - that their coach is currently missing.

I met this little turtle at Prospect today. He made eye contact and didn’t seem too intimidated. In fact, he just moved in my direction and lifted his head high, trying to see me better. I got to touch his shell and show some affection. He was very much appreciative and I was the first to leave, not him. We both had a nice tête-à-tête. He liked sun-bathing and had the most beautiful face.

The morning brought forth a lot of color. Lily pads were sprouting flowers and everything was green and wet from the rain the night before. Zach befriended a community of yellowthroats and watched as they flew from tree branch to tree branch. In some small way, I’ve always wished to be a bird. That idea of flying, has always made my insides spin. My soul soars just the same.

On the hike back home, we spotted a yellow-crowned night heron as well. It was sitting in the skeleton of a fallen tree, extending well into the lake-bed. It was majestic in character, and my whole body ached. I thought about all of nature that was dismissed heavily by mankind and exchanged that inward negativity for optimism. I have so much love for the natural world. It’s starting to push me to action too. There’s a wisdom buried there in that part of myself.

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Right now Zach’s in the next room recording a song called ‘Deep Dark Well’. He’s got his banjo and guitar close by and I can hear certain sounds drifting in. Yesterday I recorded a song too. This is how we’re progressing these days. Maybe we’ll have something to share with the world soon. Right now though, it’s all about playing quiet. Sometimes being alive is damn good, ya’ know? :)

Kurt always knew that his chances on getting sick with what killed his mother were high. That doesn’t mean it’s any less of a shock when it happens.

AU from Born This Way, set during Kurt’s senior year. Includes Finn. A little hooray for the Warblers.

Filling a prompt.

Missing scene can be read here

When Kurt can barely catch his breath after a Warbler rehearsal, he knows. 

He hates being sick, having a fever and throwing up. Not because he always thinks it’s because his kidneys are failing. He doesn’t, but his dad does, every time, and Kurt hates that. He hates that his father can’t just cure Kurt’s stomach flu by telling him to rest and making him drink lots of fluids. No, he has to take Kurt to the hospital to check if his son is dying and he has to do it every single time Kurt catches a bug that’s circling the school. 

He’s not even sick this time. Not really. 

But he knows. It’s his body and it’s not functioning the way it’s supposed to. 

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A Horrible Mistake

Request:  can you do a oneshot where instead of Blaine getting hit with rock salt (by Sebby) , it’s the reader who gets hit and lots of drama angst and happy ending ?

A/N- Yes I can let’s do this I really like this one so ya :} 

Y/N POV 

It had been a normal day so far even though we were planning to have a little scrimmage with the Warblers. 

I honestly was a bit hesitant about this… I mean the Warbler captain,Sebastian Smythe was known to play a little dirty, I just hope he doesn’t today.

/At the parking garage/ 

The Warblers entered and my nerves heightened, Sebastian smirked,

“So what is this about?”

Artie rolled forward,

“We just want to say we aren’t scared or intimidated by you Warblers,”

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“You really think you’re that bad? I get that you’re trying to sound tough but really?” I shivered… geez I never knew someone could sound so menacing but still have a playful smirk on his face.

“Then let’s go, Smythe,”

“I don’t it’s acceptable if I fight a kid in a wheelchair,” 

Santana rolled her eyes and stepped to Artie’s side,

“I could go all Lima heights on your ass,”

“Try sister, but let settle this the old fashion way… A dual,” 

“You’re on,” 

The beat started and we starting sing and dancing Bad by Micheal Jackson. 

We were half way through the song I noticed that the Warblers were passing a brown bag… and Sebastian was eyeing Kurt… Kurt was one of my best friends if Sebastian was planning something I wasn’t going to just stand aside.

The song was almost over and I was getting very anxious… until I saw Sebastian pull out a slushie and aimed for Kurt.

On the final note, I made a choice… I jumped  in front of Kurt and took the slushie to the face.

I yelped in pain as the slushie stung my face… thankfully I closed my eyes and no way in hell was I going to open them.

I was basically blind… I heard people shuffling and moving to my side.

“I-I’m so sorry Y/N,” I heard footsteps moving closer to me than someone being shoved,

“Don’t go anywhere near her! You did this to her!” I heard Santana’s angry voice… was she talking to Sebastian?

“Ok ok Y/N can you open your eyes?” I shook my head… I don’t know what was in it but I knew I might get hurt from it.

“Don’t! It has… rock salt in it… god that wasn’t meant for her dammit,”

“Oh, and hitting Kurt would’ve just been fine!?”

“I don’t know! Just make sure she’s ok!” I was now certain that the two people who were talking were Blaine and Sebastian.

I felt someone squeeze my hand,

“Ok Y/N we’re going to pour some water on your face,”

I nodded… I was scared, but then I heard someone shoved down next to me.

Sebastian’s POV

Santana pushed me down next to Y/N I looked at the slushie on her face… why did she do it? It wasn’t meant for her, I wouldn’t want to hurt her…

“I’m so sorry… I am not going anywhere,”

She grinned as Rachel poured water on her face.

“Shouldn’t we take her to the hospital?” Everyone was around her… god how could I do this?

“N-No I’m fine…” She didn’t open her eyes but tried to stand up, I stood up with her.

“No you aren’t I did this, we are going to the hospital,”

“Why did you do it anyway?” She looked for someone’s arm to keep her steady, I held mine out as she grabbed it.

“Again I didn’t mean to hit you,”

“But you meant to hit Kurt and he’s my friend, so you can just fuck off,” She started to walk away, not realizing that I was helping her keep her balance,

“Crap you were helping me weren’t you?” She let go now realizing that it was me.

“Just let me help you please?”

“Why you might throw another slushie in her face” Kurt glared,

I snapped,

“No! Just shut up you little…. I wouldn’t intentionally hurt Y/N!”

“And why the hell should we believe that?!” 

“Cause I think I love her dammit!” I walked away, feeling like smoke was steaming from my head.

I heard the thump of someone falling behind me, I turned around, Y/N was on the ground trying to get back up… her eyes were still closed.

I ran to her side helping her up, everyone kept their distance from me, I could tell no one expected me to say that.

“Sebastian?” I nodded then I realized she couldn’t see me at the moment,

“Ya…”

“Do you really think you love me?…” 

“… Yes, I think I do… but I knew you wouldn’t go for a guy like me so I went for Blaine but ya know Kurt and all and and…. I was stupid,”

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I broke down…my tears stinging my face till someone whipped them off…

“You are stupid… but why do you have to be so damn attractive?” I looked at her, her eyes were open watery but open.

“Can you see?” 

“Y-Ya I mean my eyes are watery but ya I can see,” 

“Thank god I’m so relieved I could kiss you right now,” I smirked at the idea… 

“I mean… I wouldn’t mind it…” 

I smirked and cupped her cheek and kissed her, she kissed back. The only thing that stopped ups was the fact that the New Directions was looking at us.

“What did we just see?” 

I smirked and looked at Santana,

“Well I mean you guys are the ones starring, can’t you just ya know, go home?” 

“OH good lord no we are not leaving  poor innocent Y/N with your little perverted mind,” Santana grabbed Y/N and pulled her up,

“I mean I’m not that innocent…” She winked at me which made me smirk.

“Bleh that’s just disgusting get in each other’s pants another day, but please not in front of us… please” Santana rolled her eyes while dragging Y/N away.

“Wait-” Kurt and Blaine blocked me while handing me a piece of paper,

“Her number since you two obviously want to see each other again,” both Kurt and Blaine rolled their eyes and walked away with the rest of the New Directions leaving me alone in the parking garage.

I pulled out my phone and eagerly typed in the number and sent a message.

Hey, shame they whisked you away so soon ;) 

Ya :(

But I mean we can finish that any time you want 

Sure 

I smirked and walked to my car, this was somewhat a happy ending.

(Ok idk if this had enough angst but I had fun so I hope you guys enjoyed this <3) 

Spring can’t come soon enough. on Flickr.

This is from last June. Listening to the wind blow and watching the temperatures drop to ridiculous lows is depressing, so I’m thinking warm thoughts.

Cardellina canadensis

A colorful, active warbler of northern forests, the Canada Warbler spends little time on its breeding grounds. It is one of the last warblers to arrive north in the spring, and one of the first to leave in the fall, heading early to its South American wintering grounds.

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I hope you enjoyed our little gift, Warblers. Oh and Mr Warblers Coach, don’t ever try to steal me away again. It makes me feel gross and my Coach is the raddest guy on the planet and you suck even more for assuming that I would ever leave him.

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A colorful, active warbler of northern forests, the Canada Warbler spends little time on its breeding grounds. It is one of the last warblers to arrive north in the spring, and one of the first to leave in the fall, heading early to its South American wintering grounds.

  • Fun fact: Not much is known about the mating system of the Canada Warbler, but it appears to be monogamous. The observation of male-female pairs in Panama during fall and spring migration suggests that the pair may stay together year round.

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Habitat

Cool, moist woodlands that are nearly mature and have much undergrowth.

Range

Breeds from southern Canada to northern United States east of Rockies, and in mountains to northern Georgia. Winters in tropics.

Discussion

This warbler received its name from its discovery in Canada, although it is certainly not confined to Canada, even in the breeding season. It ordinarily ranges at low levels, usually from the ground to 6 feet (nearly 2 meters) up. Like several other warblers, it is adept at fly-catching, conspicuously flitting from bush to bush. Flying insects form a great portion of its diet, but it also captures spiders and insect larvae.

Nesting

4 brown-spotted white eggs in a nest of dried leaves and grass, on or near the ground at the base of a stump or in a fern clump. second sourcelast photo source