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I Want to Go Home

By Gary Lindorff  Posted by Dave Lindorff (about the submitter)       (Page 1 of 3 pages)     (# of views)   2 comments
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Pelicans flying in formation
Pelicans flying in formation
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Here come the Pelicans,

Eight in a row

Following their leader,

Steering with their heads.

I stand at attention and salute.

Such primitive birds!

It feels right to honor

Their military instincts.

I'll miss them.

Within a few days

We will be back in Vermont

Where the birds are less organized.

They don't patrol the periphery

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