Treasure Island

Kathy Dyer

(Enid, OK, USA)

The Lonely Dove


A lonely dove struggled above
an ocean without a shore.
Weary of crying, "I am dying,
help me, I can fly no more." He wept alone and tried to wing on
but was too spent with pain.
He had no nest, or place of rest,
and fell, never to rise again. Now there is an empty space
where the lonely dove once flew.
For on one at all heard his haunting call
and only the Father his anguish knew. Now there is an empty space
where the lonely dove once flew.
For no one at all heard his haunting call
and only the Father his anguish knew.
Now just an empty silence falls
where the lonely dove cried alone.
For his calls ceased as he made his peace
and a deaf and blind world turns on.

Submitted: Thursday, January 02, 2003

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  • Kathryn Thomas (1/23/2005 10:28:00 AM)

    This poem really makes you think about life and how precious it is. It is a beautiful poem that touches the heart and it is a beautiful 'tear-jerker' as they say. Beautiful work! (Report) Reply

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