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Chicken crate
by Henry Burt Stevens
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Michael flies free, June 13, 2005

Chicken crate
by Henry Burt Stevens
6/13/2005 5:30PM EDT
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standing in the crowd
with a chicken crate

the lady reached down
and sliding the wood door

reached in with two hands
and removed a snow white

dove, lifiting her hands
above her head she gently

tossed the white dove up
into flight and out of sight

her chicken crate held
about a dozen more

but the TV camera panned
away to the crowd milling

out the courtroom door,
yet i thrilled to have seen

the dove released and
wondered about the dozen others,

many, many millions
of people saw what i saw

and did they see this beautiful
symbol of peace and resolution

that had appeared, and could
there be hope more doves

would have occasion
to be released?



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Reviewed by MaryGrace Patterson
HI HENRY,,, Once again you have come up with a great poem !!! I love the concept ! M
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
Symbolically inspirational, Henry. Thank you. Love and peace. Regis
Reviewed by jude forese
inspired flow of thought ...
Reviewed by Felix Perry
Interesting poem with an ispired message hidden within it's folds. Well done.
Felix
Reviewed by Sandie Angel
Wonderfully-inspiring!

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