September 20*

photo © 2008, Alan D. Wilson

creatures that fly
(rats with wings)

         get stuck, mired
         in details, commonness

beings of moving air
unfurled resplendent grace

and flight. . .      marvelous flight!

*Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island.
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photo © Alan D. Wilson

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