A Mourning Dove

Two Mourning Doves greeted me at the office yesterday.  These birds fascinate me.  Their beautiful coloring of pink, gray and taupe brown and their soft cooing sound that I find soothing.

Mourning Dove

I whispered a quiet “hello” to them.  I don’t usually see them on the sidewalk.  They like to sit on the telephone wire behind my home.

I didn’t think much about them until later in the evening when I needed a bird subject for my blog.  I then remembered their visit.  How interesting they would stop by when I was mourning the recent death of my father-in-law whom I dearly loved.

So I created my drawing today in memory of Bruce and wrote this Haiku:

Mourning Dove cooing                                                                                               A song of sadness for me                                                                                                      I miss your kind heart.

Happy  First Day of Spring!

9 responses to “A Mourning Dove

  1. Sorry for your loss, your bird is very soothing. I like the neutral colors with the touches of pink and yellow.

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  2. Thank you Sand Salt Moon.

    Like

  3. There is so much that we don’t know about people that we connect with on he internet. You always come across so cheery. I had no idea that you had suffered a personal loss. My condolences.

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  4. Jill, I’m so sorry. Your bird is beautiful. Take care. Hugs.

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  5. glenmarf@gmail.com

    Sorry for the loss of Bruce. Love to you both

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