Final Devotion

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FINAL DEVOTION

Honeybees protecting their
hives
die after giving humans
their sting.

Drone bees protecting their
species survival
die after mating their queen…
in air a final swing.

Salmon in a ‘last full measure
of devotion’ swim upstream
to spawn…
and die in the cold spring.

-saiom shriver-

http://vegonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/salmon-swimming-upstream.jpg

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