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The Bird Lady of Ecclesall Woods

Her whisper gentle like the summer breeze
Calls a passing sparrow lonely and shy,
One that had escaped the northerly bise
Intoxicated from flying too high.
A welcoming hand held out a surprise
While a tranquil voice hints of sweet meadows,
Orchestration of each golden sunrise
Her kindly eyes destroy fearsome shadows.
This tiny bird in need of a dear friend
Feasts and sups unafraid of humankind,
The two of them breach the regular trend
With eyes wide open although both are blind.
Adverse to prejudice tis plain to see
If everyone made a friend this the key.

© Harry J Horsman  2015

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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Date: 12/13/2018 8:05:00 PM
Such an exquisite sonnet, Harry.. You penned it beautifully.. Really enjoyed!! Blessings..
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Date: 12/9/2018 5:54:00 AM
spectacular xx
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Date: 12/6/2018 8:45:00 PM
Truly exceptional sonnet my great friend! Wonderful closing and pleasure to read! A fav..
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Date: 12/1/2018 8:52:00 PM
Two friends in need … So sweet and tender. Wonderful sonnet! Best wishes, Gershon
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Date: 12/1/2018 8:07:00 AM
How very beautiful. Your poem flows so soft and gentle. Then leaves us to ponder a great truth at the end. Expertly done. Best wishes. Deb
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Date: 11/30/2018 7:01:00 PM
Really enjoyed your poem here Harry. Great descriptions leading tender feelings. Nice job of it my friend.
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Date: 11/30/2018 12:03:00 AM
What a joy! Beautiful imagery, great rhyme and flow, and, again, the content was a pleasure to read just as the message was to receive. Poetry hugs ... CayCay
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Date: 11/29/2018 5:07:00 PM
came back and seeing no new poems, I am thinking, why not fave this one I found so splendid? FAVED
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Date: 11/29/2018 4:52:00 PM
SHE SOUNDS LIKE A PEACEFUL CREATURE HARRY, BEATUIFUL RENDITION OF THE BIRD LADY
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Date: 11/29/2018 9:14:00 AM
what a beautiful sonnet, Harry - love this
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Date: 11/28/2018 2:33:00 PM
The beauties and depths of souls touch the heart, shake the mind and fill the souls that are to befriend.. True feelings are traced by souls insight.. An amazing profound Sonnet that captures the finesse of human nature.. worthy of rereads.. My deepest regards Harry.
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Date: 11/28/2018 3:02:00 AM
You have no idea how touching this poem is! Loved it!
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Date: 11/27/2018 6:38:00 PM
this is absolutely beautiful, Harry One of your best sonnets ever!!
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Date: 11/27/2018 1:10:00 PM
Wonderful rhymes, wonderful message, love the line 'her kindly eyes destroy fearsome shadows'-
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Date: 11/27/2018 1:09:00 PM
Beautiful sonnet Harry. Tom.
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Date: 11/27/2018 1:04:00 PM
A lovely sonnet..a whisper like the summer breeze..well written, Harry. Enjoyed reading it.
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Date: 11/27/2018 9:54:00 AM
Really nicely done Harry. I found this to be enchanting and so well written. Loved the story and the ending
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