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Fauna

 

Quiet intention

When the heron

Stands quiet at the

Side of the stream

He rests quite still,

Head erect,

As if in a dream.

 

But all is pretence,

Not as it may seem,

For the heron

Knows his purpose,

At the side of the stream.

 

I imitate that heron

Whose intentions are profound,

For he looks for sustenance -

We share a common ground.

Fawn in dappled shade

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Salmon of Knowledge

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Serpents Mouth

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Trout

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White Swan

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Page last updated: 29th Nov 2017