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A Circle of Life

A nest full of helpless chicks 
await
A mother osprey in search of 
food
Her eyes trained on a school of 
bait
To take back to her hungry 
brood 

In an instinctive quest for 
survival
She is meticulously dissecting
the ocean
At the nest they await her 
arrival  
In a blind raucous helpless 
commotion 

A large school of plump bunker 
surface 
To avoid bigger fish swimming 
deep
Unaware of the danger above 
them
Mother osprey has promises to 
keep.  

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014




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Date: 5/14/2014 12:15:00 PM
Joe, much to think about here... enjoyed how you expressed the Circle of Life...xox..Linda
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Date: 5/14/2014 2:23:00 PM
Linda, Thank you. Apologies for not letting you know that I love your work; it is immediate, raw and yet beautifully sensitive, well done. I do most of my work on my Iphone and therefore do not always catch the most recent submissions.