An Encounter

He went out for a morning walk
And came across a deer

It stood there, fragile, trembling
It’s eyes alight with fear

Then turned and bolted, noiselessly
Into the darkened wood

He thinks he knows just how it felt
And heaven knows
He should

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4 Thoughts to “An Encounter

  1. What he felt was worry over fright,
    A life to set the unwanted concerns right,
    A few more mouths to feed,
    One more day to live, the promised life to lead.

    Your poem is beautiful. Thanks for sharing it.

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