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Heather Burns


Before Her Eyes


The weeping
willow
stands
silently at
the waters
edge.

Watching
reflections
occurring
over and
over again.

Once she
wore
yellow
ribbons
in her
hair.

A signature
of her
youth.

Now leaning
over, she
discovers
the remains
of yesterday.

Forever
displaying
themse lves
dancing
before her
eyes in
the waters.

Submitted: Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Edited: Thursday, July 18, 2013

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