Monday, April 22, 2013

The Deer on the Hill





















In solitude and silence
In the evening along the marsh
I walk
Listening for birds
Feeling the gray mists roll in
Obscuring my view
Yet wrapping me in silence
Enhancing the solitude
Lost in my own thoughts
 A sweet peace envelopes me and then—I see them
The deer on the hill
And we are together
Alone in this benediction.

~Kathie Adams Brown (April 22, 2013)


Promt 22: Write an Earth Day Poem

8 comments:

  1. I wonder what the deer thought when they saw you! :-)

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  2. LOL! Neansai, I was so far away! I think they saw me but never felt any fear or danger. I suppose i could write a poem about that too!

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  3. Magical words for a marvelous connection to nature.

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  4. These marvelous animals embody peace. Your photo is wonderful, and so is your poem.

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    1. Thanks Sandy. The photo inspired the poem. The prompt pointed me in the right direction.

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  5. Hi Kathie

    A lovely poem.

    Guy

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