14 – Interloper

In the thicket
of tall red oaks
set among
the human
five deer
walk silent
up the path,
fearless and
unhurried here,
their Eden.

Poem ©2018, Jen Payne. National Poetry Month 2018, #14. If you like this poem, you’ll find 80 more the book EVIDENCE OF FLOSSING: WHAT WE LEAVE BEHIND! Purchased your signed copy today! CLICK HERE

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  1. We have deer at the university campus where I teach. They are such beautiful creatures. Sometimes all traffic stops completely for drivers to watch them.

    1. This was a sweet moment – we were walking in the woods right near my house and there they were. We stopped to look at them and they stopped to look at us and then we all sort of went about our business. : )

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