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Doe, by the On Ramp

written Christmas '97 for the deer by Indian River Rd

Dec 25, 1997

Rounding the turn and entering the highway
she caught my eye.
Was she a Christmas deer
fallen from a truck for a shopping mall Santa?
She cocked her head
and stillness became animate.
The split second sight of her beauty gave a thrill,
and my noisy kids hushed as they pointed: Look!
She was cornered by pavement,
a remnant of lost woodlands.

I hope she found her way home.

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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