The Elusive Mourning Dove
Deep in the forest was a Mourning Dove whose feathers shone like stars in the night sky. This bird was well known, and its feathers were said to hold the power of the universe. Legend had it that anyone who possessed one of these feathers could harness great power, bending time and space. But the Mourning Dove was a shy and elusive creature, and few had ever seen it.
For centuries, people had searched, hoping to glimpse its shimmering feathers and unlock all its secrets. But only the pure of heart, the kind, and the wise, were granted the privilege of seeing it in flight. When the Dove took to the air, its feathers seemed to glow with an otherworldly light, and the sound of its wings echoed through the forest like a symphony of magic.
It was said that those who heard the sound would be forever changed, their souls filled with wonder and awe. As time passed, the Dove became a legend, a symbol of hope and wonder that inspired people across the land.
~ Robert David Atkinson