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The Banquet of Life

Story ID:11384
Written by:Richard Laurent. Provencher (bio, contact, other stories)
Organization:Retired
Story type:Poem
Location:Truro Nova Scotia Canada
Year:2017
Person:Richard L. Provencher
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This Banquet of Life

Sliding through the grass
I crept close enough to see
a doe and a young one
resting in the sun by the pond
its glimmer and backed by
a forest of fir
their shadows full of mystery
and an eagle swoops by
sharing the view.
A fish jumps in the pond
startles the doe and she leads
her baby as their journey continues.
If I had not arrived so soon
I would have missed the dance.

(c) 2017 Richard L. Provencher