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Solo and the Fawn
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Dan Batson


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Streaks of rose-colored
clouds
rising above the
small hill

greet
Solo and the Fawn.

I see them as I
walk into the
glassed enclosed kitchen porch,
enviously wanting
to be on the hill
with them

as the crows
bark
and the squirrels
chatter.

Both deer
greet me as I
take my seat.

Ears perk up
while they munch
on the corn
poured out the
evening prior.

I greet them
by name.

They seem to smile
instead of running away

As we start
our day
together.


by Dan Batson.
Used with the author's permission.


Photo credit: Dan Batson



Dan Batson is a retired United Methodist pastor who lives in Marietta, South Carolina with his wife, Rene’, and their cats, Ansie Gray and Earl Grey. Author of a memoir, Morning, he is currently working on a murder mystery told from a pastor's point of view. Dan enjoys spending time with his grandchildren and family and exploring the Blue Ridge mountains near his home.

 

 


Post New Comment:
jamvan:
how lovely!
Posted 09/22/2023 01:14 AM
Lori Levy:
Like how you and the deer start the day together.
Posted 09/20/2023 05:21 PM
KevinArnold:
Warm and fun.
Posted 09/20/2023 11:06 AM
Michael:
Great shot, Dan, as well as a vividly, insightful poem.
Posted 09/20/2023 10:03 AM
cork:
We are always amazed when the deer come to visit us.
Posted 09/20/2023 09:34 AM
Wilda Morris:
A tender poem!
Posted 09/20/2023 09:11 AM
NormaB:
Perfect way to start my day and yours!
Posted 09/20/2023 08:41 AM
Joan Luther:
Nature provides amazing views. Thank you for sharing this.
Posted 09/20/2023 06:40 AM


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