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April 17 2017

The nesting mourning dove
sits silently  on her nest
she does not sing
and wants to disappear 
 into the corner  of my 
 fire escape

taking turns
with her mate   they 
                               ride the eggs

hopefully      this year

they will not fall between the cracks

   Lisa Galt Bond