Persistently Faithful

Eagle_Huntress

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“The mountains are so dominant
that some days the people refuse
to look at them as children
turn away from the fathers who beat them.”

– Jim Harrison

 

Though I live where mountains never were,

I understand the motivations of the eagle

who mounts skyward each morning, higher,

to brush the peak with the tip of her wing.

 

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Day 12 of Jilly’s “28 Days of Unreason” dawns brightly, and with a prompt that offers more than a poet can see by reading it.  In my case, I tore it apart and inhaled the confetti of a dead poet’s intent.

 

 

 

 

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