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April 15, 2024

Black birds float

By Wayne F. Burke

Black birds float

Black birds float--
ashes from a doused fire,
in the pale blue sky
of dusk--
a crowd closely pressed--
black specks
above rooftops
and city lights
burning bright for Christmas.

Article © Wayne F. Burke. All rights reserved.
Published on 2023-12-25
Image(s) are public domain.
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