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Departed Dove

~ Writer's Digest 2015 Poem A Day Challenge - Prompt: Departed ~

Apr 21, 2015

I found her by the door

in still repose.

I lift her gently

no response.

Her tiny head is calm,

her eyes are blank

her wings are tucked.

No beating heart

no breath

still warm.

Departed spark

her perfect shell,

grace in life

grace still.

Image(s) from Wikimedia Commons
Photo by Zenaida Macroura

Kimmy Sophia BrownKimmy Sophia Brown has loved humor and music and freedom for as long as she can remember.She is especially passionate about the environment and caring for animals.

She writes the column "From the Back Porch" as well as reviews of music in her column "MusicViews". Her goal in her music reviews is to introduce music she loves to people who may not have heard that particular artist or CD. For information about how to submit a CD for review, click here.

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