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Chicken crate
by Henry Burt Stevens

Tuesday, June 14, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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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 6/22/2005
HI HENRY,,, Once again you have come up with a great poem !!! I love the concept ! M
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 6/18/2005
Symbolically inspirational, Henry. Thank you. Love and peace. Regis
Reviewed by jude forese 6/15/2005
inspired flow of thought ...
Reviewed by Felix Perry 6/14/2005
Interesting poem with an ispired message hidden within it's folds. Well done.
Felix
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 6/14/2005
Wonderfully-inspiring!

Sandie Angel a.k.a. Sandie May Angel :o)
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