Doves’ Lullaby

Doves’ Lullaby

Mourning doves will cry for me
As I do now so quietly
When I am free you’ll see me cry
Until then— doves’ lullaby.

They cry the sounds of grieving hearts
And wish that souls not stay apart
They cry for those who are in pain
And long for joy once again.

Mourning doves will cry for us
For those enduring tie and truss
When we’re free we’ll sing and fly
Until then— doves’ lullaby.

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11 Responses to Doves’ Lullaby

  1. brian miller says:

    wow this is a little haunting the sadness is palpable…i feel a sense of being trapped as well…the desire to be free…intriguing piece…

  2. claudia says:

    this reads like a song…a lullaby indeed…sung until the sky opens and allows to fly…flows beautifully

  3. kamana says:

    they cry the sounds of grieving hearts … there is so much sadness here

  4. jenneandrews says:

    A simple, poignant and lovely piece– the doves work beautifully to carry palpable wistfulness throughout– xxxj http://parolavivace.blogspot.com . x

  5. C Rose says:

    Somber piece the emotion very felt in the reading. Lovely expression ~ Rose

  6. hedgewitch says:

    The rhythm and rhyme give this sorrow and yearning shape and form. A haunting song these doves sing.

  7. tashtoo says:

    Perfection in it’s somber tone. An effortless read that leaves one’s heart heavy. Well done!

  8. John Richter says:

    absolutely beautiful……. The rhythm is just outstanding and it reads like a dream…… Great Poem!

  9. Absolutely love this gentle lullaby. Beautifully written, such appropriate words for gentle verse.

  10. ayala says:

    Somber and beautiful.

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