A Circle of Stones
By Paulette Callen
An Animal Rights Poem from All-Creatures.org

A Circle of Stones
By Paulette Callen

For Dian Fossey, 1932-1985

A circle of stones
On a misty mountain
Marks the grave
Of a difficult woman;
And before its next great adventure
A spirit lingers for awhile,
Mingling with the mist,
Close as breath
To the great gentle ones she loved
And refrained from embracing in life.

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