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  A Shadow Of A doubt
by William Bonilla
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.

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Shadow Of A Doubt


I sat in my garden

Of serenest meditating

Cleansing my mind

On a gray rainy day.


Descending upon me

I witnessed

A dark shadow wings flopping

In utter silence.


It perched atop

My enclosed screened garden

With wings spread

A hawk I thought

Or was it?

I was at awe.


I slowly

Reached for my camera

The shutter clicked


The shadow never moved

Nor took flight.


I lost track of time

I woke startled

From the comfort

Of a rocking chair

The shadow was gone

No longer there.


I thought

Was I was dreaming?

Did I see it, or was it

Just a shadow of a doubt?



No longer confused

I reached for my camera

To review its contents.



I was left at awe

With its total magnificence

No longer

A shadow of a doubt.



By: William Bonilla











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Reviewed by Lois Christensen 7/30/2012
Good reading, i love the gray dreary days as well as the sunny ones too.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 7/29/2012
Sometimes we are blessed with inexplicable moments and experiences. Thank you for sharing, William. Love and peace to you,

Reviewed by Linda Hill 7/2/2012
Sometimes we only have a split second to capture that moment in time. You did this beautifully..the pic and verses.

Reviewed by JMS Bell 6/25/2012
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 6/21/2012
(I am a bird lover)..the other day I heard cries that sounded like a cat, I ran outside on my deck and there were crows diving at a new born fawn, two other deers trying to break it up...I had to run out and save the fawn..after getting the birds (tons) away by clapping loudy I came in and thought the same thing...did that just happen, it was all so fast~ no camera shot though!
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 6/21/2012
I love moments like put the reader right there, William...well done...

Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 6/21/2012
A camera doesn't lie. Quite a remarkable tale. Sometimes our mind plays
Tricks on us. Taking a photo helps to ease our doubts
Awesome poetry William have misses you
Much peace love and light
Reviewed by M.Bennett Hooper (Mikii) 6/20/2012
Beautiful without a shadow of a doubt. I'm jealous and bow to your pen as awakening all I see from my porch is an angry blue jay. Where is my cell camera when I need it. ENJOYED SEEING WITH YOUR EYES.
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 6/20/2012
I do that too, trying to watch a bird takeoff from the high tension wires behind my house. The hawks are the hardest to identify. Every time I hope to see one takeoff, I somehow am sleeping or distracted. But you have the picture for evidence, and I like you, couldn't identify what kind of hawk it is.

That's why I don't like eye witness accounts.

Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse 6/20/2012
WOW!!! This is fantastic William!!
and the image is so totally awesome!!
I had some barn swallows swarm around
my head the other day for some bizzare reason
but this is big time bird feathers!!

Spiritual Messengers Have Wings
Reviewed by Felix Perry 6/20/2012
As I love to take pictures as well, I usually have my NIKON close by no matter where I go or what I do and I have discovered they do seem to have a mind of their own. Driving down a country lane not far from where I live was an old red barn, a heritage site that once was part of a farm asylum. Anyway something told me to take a picture or two of it, I did, and the next day I read in the news that it had burned to the ground.

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