Move Me Poetry
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Move Me Poetry

Feathers Drifting Across Picnic Tables

**Trigger warning: Animal Cruelty**

Photo by the Author

It was a beautiful day for a picnic.
The tables covered with food and drink,
people laughing and talking among the benches,
and the children ran and played.
Soft feathers chased after their footsteps,
only to be lost to the dirt below.
The children screamed with joy,
kicking aside twigs and grass and long, black legs.
One tripped over a still form,
only to get…



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