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PUFFED UP DESIRES poem

Story ID:4575
Written by:Richard Laurent. Provencher (bio, contact, other stories)
Organization:Retired
Story type:Poem
Location:Truro, Nova Scotia Canada
Year:2008
Person:Richard L. Provencher
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Puffed Up Desires

Mourning doves hesitate atop
rooftops
and agitate amongst
willows, somnolence their destiny.

Puffing up within the splayed
breath of sun, they accept
my warm railing
as it coddles feathery bottoms.

Richard L. Provencher 2007

Published June 2008
The Ranfurly Review Issue
Scotland ISSN: 1755-5957