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poetry by j matthew waters

ode to the sea bird


bird of prey
invisible in flight
dies a hero’s death
rises on the other side

bird renewed
transgressing in time
dives past new moons
attacks as meteorites

bird of the ark
born inside a lab
circles among the clouds
destined to find land


june two thousand fourteen
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2 thoughts on “ode to the sea bird

  1. Love the imagery of a bird lost and found. Great work, John!

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