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The Miracle of Birth

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The Miracle of Birth

There was a hush everywhere
as if the world was on pause
an expectancy stirring in the air
not a single sound just silence

What was happening out there?
far away, deep in the outback
a circle stood made of animals
each with ears pricked forward

Staring intently, still as statues
hardly a breath being drawn
in the middle giving birth
A beauteous snow white deer

The fawn is born, a collective sigh
stirs from the spell bound audience
here she is, the promised princess
a plaintive cry as she struggles to her feet

There in the moonlight she stands
regal from the tip of her nose
proudly her mother shows her off
Bambi moves forward to join them

Trembling legs all going each way
Bambi nuzzles her as she stands
this he seems to say is my heir
all the animals approach and kneel

Paying their homage to Silver
exclaiming at her beauty
peace will reign the forest
all drawn together by the birth 

Copyright © Shadow Hamilton

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  1. Date: 7/4/2013 7:34:00 PM
    This is a great write Shadow ,, thank you for liking my Salvation poem ;} happy fourth of July ;}

    Hamilton Avatar Shadow Hamilton
    Date: 7/4/2013 7:56:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    hi Debbie so kind of you ty your poem is lovely Shadow x smiles
  1. Date: 6/22/2013 8:08:00 PM
    Well done! A most comely piece my friend.

    Hamilton Avatar Shadow Hamilton
    Date: 6/23/2013 8:49:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    dear M,M ty I appreciare your feedback as always love Shadow xox smiles
  1. Date: 6/22/2013 7:46:00 PM
    I hope this is written for the fantasy contest it is a sure winner in my book, I will fav this gem, I love fantasy stories and this one is a a keeper xxx

    Hamilton Avatar Shadow Hamilton
    Date: 6/23/2013 8:48:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    as it is my contest no its not lol ty Vienna high praise indeed Shadow x smiles