The Constant Heron

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The constant Heron

Stands in the same spot ever morning

Often going into himself

A skeleton in his wings

A half staved thing

All skin and bones

Docile

Sleeping

With the patience of JOB

Then suddenly alive

Needles the still water in the canal

Pounces

Takes a fish out

And swallows the daggling thing.

 

 

 

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