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Morning or Mourning

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Morning or Mourning

The cold light of dawn nudges awake
A new day. A day full of possibilities
And promises, sometimes empty but
Convincing nonetheless, like a nest
Intricately pieced together and crafted
By a doting mother's beak, only to be found
Empty.
What has become of them?
Flown, now grown, or tumbled out by
The cold-hearted cuckoo?
Perhaps deconstructed by the greedy jaws 
Of a fox, whiskers bloody, satisfied.

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  1. Date: 6/22/2012 2:58:00 PM
    nice one! i like the comparison of the new day with the empty nest and your powerful ending.