Hummingbirds- The Kissers of Flowers


The Portuguese word for humming bird is Beija-flor. The direct translation in English is flower-kisser. The mere notion of birds kissing flowers in a harmonic, erotic dance inspired me.

If I were a flower-kisser, I would prance in a sweet dance, from flower to flower sucking on honeyed nectar to get divinely high. Hummingbirds consume twelve times their weight in flower nectar every day. This helps them move at lightning speed and ascend off the ground, into graceful, gleeful flight. Hummingbirds are central to many Native and Shamanic spiritual traditions. They are divine magic revered for their beauty, agility and enchantment.

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