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In The Name Of Dove -With Ram R V

little Rock Doves at my feet Imploring eyes watch as I eat and I will share my lunch with you not shoo you away like others do for I recognize your tam'ed nature Am greatly pained by your fallen stature Dovecotes kept since Ancient times Now you're persecuted for our crimes Considered dirty flying vermin Might I suggest a different sermon Giving Praise To Thee Dear Dove our oldest symbol of Peace and Love in times of war you have served us well For our men you flew and fell Honored couriers meritorious saving lives on wings glorious not just for your flight to flourish But by your eggs and meat to nourish Been kept for sport and even pet Pigeons are Doves we do forget sporting the same flute like coo and head bobbing meet-cute "How do you do?" ************************ One and The same as famed in fable ******** Ordained therein by King Eagle "...your name shall be used, dear Dove as long as the world shall last, for Love" Of course of course we are all mortal yet you are birds above and moral Models of monogamy and doting parents Bonded family and lucky for us City dwellers amid the chaos you little fellers happily our Birds of Peace break bread with us on our streets In The Name Of Dove!

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Date: 9/27/2019 5:55:00 AM
Maureen, this poem has everything. Visually it's more than impressive. And your words explore the multifaceted meaning of what a dove is; or is not. This is fantastic poetry at its best Maureen!!!
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 9/28/2019 8:03:00 AM
Thank you Jeff! Tho, our words, Ram co wrote with me. I had the artistic license and full rein. And thought of something will make you laugh, back to pElvis, I broke mine after leaving the same building twice. And both half a block from home. Yes, the building in question is the tavern.
Date: 1/17/2019 1:10:00 PM
This was beautiful; wonderful shape; magnificently penned. I do love doves and it irritates me to no end when cities slaughter a bunch of them. Every species in this world has its purpose and such destruction causes us to lose so much. Very lovely. A "fav" now.
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 1/17/2019 9:28:00 PM
Yes, and especially the damage they do when they use poison. Argh. I think something like 10 other species can be wiped out with the extinction on one bird species. Crazy the web we unweave. Thank you :))) xomo!
Date: 4/25/2018 12:41:00 PM
This is really well done, Maureen. Expertly crafted concrete by you and Ram V!:-)
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 4/25/2018 10:00:00 PM
Thank you Edward! Ram was wonderful to write with :) he gave me free rein to shape it up. I struggled to write a piece long enough to complete a concrete of this detail :)
Date: 12/5/2017 7:09:00 AM
Truly exceptional creation my friend! Both the magnificent verses ,their depth and the shape created. A definite 10 and a new fav for me..
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 12/5/2017 9:51:00 AM
Thank you so much my dear :) xomo!
Date: 11/30/2017 11:39:00 PM
I love the shape and the words of your excellent poem. Beautifully written. Congrats on your win, Maureen.
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 12/1/2017 7:17:00 AM
Thank you Afzal :) xomo
Date: 11/30/2017 9:36:00 PM
This is that I've seen in my opinion best shape poetry. Congrats on your placement in my contest.---James
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 12/1/2017 7:17:00 AM
Thank you so much James! Warmest regards xomo
Date: 11/21/2017 8:03:00 AM
MAUREEN, THIS IS ANOUTSTANDING EXAMPLE OF SHAPE POETRY WITH AN OUSTANDING COMPOSITION. Sincerely, Elaine
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 11/21/2017 8:25:00 AM
Wow Elaine, thank you! My wonderful cowriter gave me generous reins with enough rope to fly :) I love the word composition, my smile extra wide! Much love xomo
Date: 11/17/2017 7:17:00 AM
Very creative...Both of you have created a beautiful poem...
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 11/17/2017 8:03:00 AM
Thank you x2 Joseph :) xomo!
Date: 11/16/2017 10:32:00 AM
This is really beautiful and so well conveyed.
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 11/16/2017 11:30:00 AM
Thank you Andrew :) xomo
Date: 11/16/2017 9:46:00 AM
Wow ... so impressive to forge that wonderful shape with such meaningful lines. Real talent, keep it up. Thanks for it, Dave
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 11/16/2017 11:29:00 AM
Thank you Dave :) my writing partner gave me free reins, the attention span I lack for too many lines offsets my locked eye on design ;p xomo
Date: 11/15/2017 8:40:00 AM
I am so impressed by both the meaningful poem and fabulous shape. This is a true piece of art in every aspect. Bravo!
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 11/15/2017 9:10:00 AM
Thank you so much Richard! All my artistic faculties were tickled in this production :) Bless! xomo
Date: 11/15/2017 2:39:00 AM
What a beautifully deep treasure of a poem. I really enjoyed reading it. The style compliments the appreciation we should have. Lovely
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 11/15/2017 7:45:00 AM
Thank you Sizwe, you speak to my soul :) xomo
Date: 11/15/2017 1:14:00 AM
Besides the superb shape that is so well done, I have to say the content in this poem is even more impressive! A very creative collaboration! Bravo! : )
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 11/15/2017 7:39:00 AM
Thank you Connie from Ram and myself :) much love! xomo
Date: 11/14/2017 11:17:00 PM
What a wonderful idea to shape it like a dove, and the title (last line) is so cute!
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 11/15/2017 7:40:00 AM
Thank you Andrea! I was burning to create a shape piece I couldn't have done it without Ram :) xomo!
Date: 11/14/2017 10:55:00 PM
WOW - breathtaking! Bravo!!
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 11/14/2017 11:05:00 PM
What a wonderful thing to say Line, thank you so much! I'm indebted to Ram :) Bless! xomo
Date: 11/14/2017 8:52:00 PM
Wonderful job!
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 11/14/2017 9:31:00 PM
Thank you Mike! :) xomo!
Date: 11/14/2017 7:41:00 PM
Wow this is so beautiful, amazing!
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 11/14/2017 9:30:00 PM
Thank you Arthur :D xomo!
Date: 11/14/2017 4:03:00 PM
You two have created something special in this poem. Great collaboration.
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 11/14/2017 9:29:00 PM
Thank you Patricia, you still me with your words love xomo
Date: 11/14/2017 1:20:00 PM
Why is that? I see you are an expert.
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 11/14/2017 9:11:00 PM
Giggles no! Just a bird nerd :) They have about 340 degree field of view so mostly monocular vision, the head movement (actually it stops as body moves) is like taking freeze frame shots, without the depth perception of binocular vision this is how they see anything approaching etc. You'll notice little birds hop to same effect. Crows strut...
Date: 11/14/2017 12:10:00 PM
Beautiful collab poem, Maureen. I'm a bird lover myself ... so I truly do appreciate the knowledge and love you dropped in the poem and comment section. You are a rare bird yourself. A creative genius of a soulful poem by R.V. and you. A heart-shaped dove of pure poetry. Love and much more love always.
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 11/14/2017 9:25:00 PM
Thank you Freddie :) Ram gave me a wonderful springboard and no ceiling, letting me tickle my sensed as I pleased; I am grateful for his trust. coo coo mo love! ;)
Date: 11/14/2017 9:56:00 AM
OH MY!!! What a delightful piece. :) I really liked how you did a shape poem for this. What a great tribute. Hugs, dear.
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 11/14/2017 10:02:00 AM
Thank you x2! Much love :) xomo!!
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 11/14/2017 9:56:00 AM
You both have done really well....
Date: 11/14/2017 9:29:00 AM
Excellent Maureen :)
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 11/14/2017 9:35:00 AM
Thank you Gary. I couldn't have done it without Ram, my own writing style tends to be too brief to produce such an intricate form. Cheers! xomo :)
Date: 11/14/2017 9:25:00 AM
This is impressive, Maureen. Unfortunately we have too many pigeons in our towns and cities and they have become a nuisance. Although we still recognise the white dove as the Dove of Peace but they are less common these days.
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 11/14/2017 9:33:00 AM
Thank you Barry :) tis true, our success each as a species is inextricably linked. Our neighbour's, we provide the environment in which they flourish. A lovely day to you! xomo
Date: 11/14/2017 7:50:00 AM
I like pigeons.. they are God's creatures, many people do not like them because they think they spread disease.. Thank you for the lesson.. Appreciated... No white doves as yet.. but it is cold, so they probably hiding.. or flown south..
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 11/14/2017 9:43:00 AM
I can tell you too why their heads bob :) <3
Date: 11/14/2017 5:42:00 AM
Ive only seen pigeons do this, not white doves...White dove are a symbol of love and one close to my heart..I remember at a funeral of a loved one, a white dove sat on her grave for a long time... Everytime I see one, its a reminder..Beautiful poem...
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 11/14/2017 7:02:00 AM
:) White homing doves are Rock Doves, are pigeons, their colours (and the reason why pigeons colours vary so) bred by man. In fact all the crazy man made pigeons are bred from Rock Doves. I have three doves, the common pet Indian Ringneck doves, aka pigeons, the word referring to larger or domesticated doves. Can you tell I take pigeon discrimination seriously LOL ;) I saw an escaped banded white join a flock downtown and observed the spread his white plume genes over generations. Thank you Silent One :) I hope you see a white dove today xomo
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