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Eerie
by Alexandra Midnight

Sunday, August 23, 2009
Rated "G" by the Author.
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The haunting call

Travels the distance

Through the trees

 

Mournful but eerily familiar

The sound echoes

Rising and falling

 

The black and white loon

Floats on glassy water

Calling to its mate

 

Crying out

As if in pain

Or in loss

 

The distinct cry

Wrenches at strings

In my heart

 

So beautiful

Yet so sad

The loon sings

 

Silence fallows

As the song fades

Leaving one alone

 

Always wanting to hear more

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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 8/30/2009
A fine ode to the call of the loon, Alexandra. There's no other wild creature's cry quite like it. It can indeed be very evocative. Thank you. Love and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 8/24/2009
...love nature..and there is no other call of that of the loon..this is most beautiful..it is my state bird as well. (MN)
Christine
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 8/24/2009
The distinct cry
Wrenches at strings
In my heart

As it does mine. Love loons and your poem and pic, Alexandra.



Reviewed by Michelle Mead 8/23/2009
such an enjoyable poem, and i like how the title makes you wonder, lol. i love loons, i think they are so pretty, though i have never seen or heard one in real life. this is going to my favorites :)
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 8/23/2009
Alexandra,
What a beautiful heartfelt poem you have written. I am drawn to nature as you are, it's beauty and simplicity makes the soul soar!
Nicely done.
Peace, love, and light,
Amber "V"



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