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Daniel, thank you for your kind words. I really appreciate them.

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Thank you, Bill, I really appreciate it.

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So touching.

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I loved this - a reminder of life and mundane routines as well. A coincidence maybe that I have been reading that millions of birds die each year flying into buildings and cars.

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Writing about death is always a challenge for me. I'm starting to creep into it a little bit, because I know it's important and needs to be discussed (and thought through), but it's still tough to talk about that feeling. Well done.

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This is beautifully poignant, Ben

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I fell to pieces over the death, actually more a mass slaughter, of my tiny flock of sheep a few weeks back, I wrote about it even… yet the dead birds left on my front door mat, also slaughtered, I just scoop up in my hand and cremate, no tears, no ceremony, no fuss, I am sad for them but not devastated….

This is very poignant Ben… 🙏🏽

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That last line makes this whole thing feel like a poem.

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Thank you, Rebecca, that’s very kind. I really appreciate it.

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Good to see your words pop up in my inbox today.

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This is a poignant gem.

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Creatures pass. Some are loved and cared for. Some are not. Thank you for caring for this one. 🙏

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Dee, thank you. This one was difficult to share, as I feel as though I could have done much better by that bird. But it’s honest.

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Very touching lament.

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Thank you very much, John. I appreciate it.

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Beautifully mourned.

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Patris, thank you.

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