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Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Like Carrion Crows

Listen to the ripple.
Deep in the lake
a stone was dropped.

That night the child cried
no one was listening.

Until
years later
horror and sorrow.

While the carrion crows
flew - - free.

© Maureen Weldon

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Maureen Weldon is published in poetry magazines, journals and on-line.  'Sons of Camus International Journal' 2011 published 25 of her poems winning her an award. Her sixth poetry book will be published in 2013.

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