Saturday, August 20, 2016


The gracefulness of demeanor
The delicate way of birds
Contrasting to survival's way
So brutish and absurd

Following the patterns
Of trees and leaves and flowers
Thinking like a river
Contemplating things for hours

Feeling textures distant
Seeing taste and sound
Noticing the difference
Between hunting and the hound

-Kelly Voelker

brutish - coarse, cruel, stupid

wonder - a feeling of surprise mingled with admiration, caused by something beautiful, unexpected, unfamiliar, or inexplicable

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