The Human Swan

    Another look inside the human condition by comparison to our friends of the animal kingdom. How’s that for short and sweet?

     Tuesdays don’t suck quite as much as Mondays, but almost, so do the best you can,

Jake.

 

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The Human Swan

The mist floats atop the water

in the early hours of dawn

as the birds awake the trees,

save for the gliding swan.

So calm upon the surface

yet beneath, a race be on.

Are we not, the human ones,

alike the swimming swan?

We show a face to all the world

yet, reveal the truth, to none.

*** 

Jack Downing

July 2012

 

Copyright© Jack Downing, aka Jake @poemsandponderings.wordpress.com. All rights reserved. Contents may not be reprinted or disseminated in any manner without the expressed written consent of the author. JRD 8/28/12

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Hearth and Health are wonderful things and if you're without either such sorrow that brings So I cannot express enough thanks to my Lord and to my family and friends for the support you afford! ~Jack Downing~
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3 Responses to The Human Swan

  1. Beth Ann says:

    So true. So very true. And I love swans, btw.

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