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Flight



Spring
baby birds and sudden green
an annual flaunting of alchemy

Home plate, again
I rest my head
you yell "batter up" and swing

Baby birds
test winter wings
forged in their magical hulls

You crack my shell
pluck off my wings
and perch me before I can fly

I watch
I envy
baby birds.
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Submitted on May 01, 2011

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