Meadow

 /   /  By Emma Birches
Stone Soup Magazine
September/October 2006

By Julia Lipkis

There are scattered
wildflowers
wilting among the coarse grass.

Solitary
deer
graze on prickly
stems.

Birds gossip
in the branches
of
dead
oak trees.

Sunlight casts a
dappled
shadow
onto the
hard
dirt.

And the wind
whispers
secrets to me
over the
bent
corn.

Meadow Julia Lipkis

Julia Lipkis,12
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

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