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He Thought She Was A Magpie

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He Thought She Was A Magpie

He thought she was a magpie,
For she set her sights on radiant things,
And her indigo wings were 
Polished like jet.
Little did he know
That the treasure she sought
Was the sole, bloodied stone he kept  
In his chest.

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  1. Date: 8/26/2012 8:03:00 AM
    Dear Annie - Every line a treasure Annie. Poe-ish in its eeriness. lvoe, Kathy

  1. Date: 8/17/2012 7:47:00 AM
    I have enjoyed reading your well written poetry this morning Annie. I hope to be able to read more of your poems soon. Have a wonderful weekend and thank you for sharing your writing with us. Love, Carol