DEATH OF THE INNOCENT

dead bird

The mourning dove dies

As grassy lawns disappear,

In the concrete city.

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Thanks to Ronovan for the challenge – haiku using the words dove and grass – and to Pixabay for the image.

https://ronovanwrites.com/2019/01/07/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-235-grassdove/

About oneta hayes

ABOUT ME Hello. To various folks I am Neat’nee, Mom, Grandma Neta, Gramma, Aunt Neta, Aunt Noni, Aunt Neno, and Aunt Neto (lots of varieties from little nieces and nephews). To some I’m more like “Didn’t you used to be my teacher?” or “Don’t I know you from someplace?” To you, perhaps, I am a Fellow Blogger. Not “fellow” like a male or a guy, but “fellow” like a companion or an adventurer. I would choose to be Grandma Blogger, and have you pull up a chair, my website before you, while I tell you of some days of yore. I have experienced life much differently than most of you. It was and is a good life. I hope to share nuggets of appreciation for those who have gone before me and those who come after me. By necessity you are among those who come after me and I will tell you of those who came before. Once upon a time in a little house on a prairie - oops, change that lest I commit plagiarism - and change that “house on the prairie” to “dugout on the prairie.” So my story begins...
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11 Responses to DEATH OF THE INNOCENT

  1. pranabaxom says:

    Concrete jungle claims another victim.

  2. This is sadly true especially in concrete jungles like here. I have several photos of poor dead doves taken during the extreme hot season of UAE.

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