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Beside the house

by T.E.D

Listening to the heartbeat of a wagtail,
Running on the ground covered in dust and ash.
Sweating not in the summer heat, but lightly pressing
Its feet to the earth, scampering to her nest.

A crawling mongoose, with ferocity in her eyes,
Lurking creepily under the bushes, searching
For something to eat, now and then coming out
Into the sunlight, standing tall with her tail behind.

A few sheep grazing gracefully, quietly
To fill their larder. Once they go home
To feed their young ones with milk
Sweeter than nectar, nutritious and pleasing.

Every one of the old, surrendering
Their self to fight for their young.
Who sit and wait in the shadows to eat
And savor the tit-bits to grow up
And take the same care and share the same story.





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Re: Beside the house (Score: 1 )
by maryanns on Thursday, February 23, 2012 (13:10:03)
Wooo... I love the ambiance of your pastoral scene - if not for exotic creatures I would dream I was daydreaming out my window...
So serene and enjoyable - Mary Ann

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    Re: Beside the house (Score: 1 )
    by T.E.D on Friday, February 24, 2012 (00:38:38)
    Kind of a had feeling that you would love it Mar Ann. Thank you. Smile Smile .

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