On my life’s journey I take a cat,
for companionship and warmth,
a deer, for quietude,
and a magpie, for freedom
and to seek out truth.
Spirits animals shift
and merge with shadow
underneath a weeping willow,
and what emerges from beneath the tree
Kim M. Russell, 2nd December 2019
My response to dVerse Poets Pub Quadrille: Spirited Poems
This Monday De’s word for the Quadrille is ‘spirit’.