Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Wolf Music

Collage by my friend,


When he died,
somewhere in the mountains,
a grey wolf pointed 
her muzzle to the sky
and howled.
Others joined her,
until the mountainside 
was alive
with wolf music,
echoing through the dark trees
under the moon.

Ever since,
an invisible black shadow
has been silently
dogging my steps.
Though his song is stilled,
I carry his music
in my heart.


for Sumana's prompt at Midweek Motif: Music. And for Elizabeth Crawford's Creativity Challenge at 1sojournal: Shadow.


18 comments:

  1. This is an ache, registered and echoed from within. I feel it, my friend.

    Elizabeth

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  2. Some shadows are blessings when they stay past corporeal life....some keep music going. I think this is one such. Beautiful.

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  3. A pure sentiment, captured beautifully. Very peaceful, very strong.

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  4. I like what Elizabeth said. I hear a similar music. I know what you mean.

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  5. How the wolves' howling echoes our feeling so well Sherry.

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  6. Love lost is always remembered and present.

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  7. I have heard of moments like the one carried in your heart

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  8. Wolf music... wow.. if only everyone could hear the song of nature the way you do Sherry!

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  9. Ahhh! You make me a little bit weepy – in a very good way.

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  10. the poem is the song of a pure soul..listening to the music of Nature... the word 'shadow' here has a halo of light and love..so uplifting Sherry...

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  11. Oh Sherry, this one tugs at the heart and brings the tears out.. beautifully penned

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  12. Though his song is stilled,
    I carry his music in my heart.

    It is the strange connection with one who is committed.

    Hank

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  13. The clarity of his song shines through you so beautifully - and i love the picture.. always there with you xo

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  14. The wolf music makes me shiver with fear---and delight!

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  15. Beautiful Sherry. So glad you are thinking of Pup! He does sing for you!

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  16. Some music, once known, stays with you for the rest of one's life!

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  17. Lost ones always tug along in the memories

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  18. I love the fact that he's not lost but following in your heart! Beautiful Sherry. Hugs!

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