Surviving Winter #poetry #photography


fawn

you lie so still

nature’s companion

returned to the dust

beneath loamy undergrowth

surrounds you

you disappear into the ground

you to spend this day alone

foraging

and soon very soon

memories of your childhood

evaporate into the day

and you are left

with no memory of why you do this

at all

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Thank you for visiting Moondustwriter. In 2019, we have an exciting project. We are working with a team developing elementary curriculum for African children. As a writer, it is a thrill to help children who want to learn. I've been part of the blogging community for more than 10 years. Some old timers may remember the award winning (2012 Twitter Shorty ) blog community - One Stop Poetry. I was the (quiet) originator of the idea and co-producer of One Stop Poetry. I am a published writer, poet, artist and photographer. I have written, as well as edited, for periodicals, radio, blogs and fellow writers. There are many facets to this moon - thanks for stopping by.

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  1. Nor does he care…life as a fawn is simple. Lovely poem. Oh!
    In the passage “you spend this day alone….fotaging” I assume you meant foraging. I just thought it a typo but I had to think about it for a moment. I love the poem!

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