poetry - n. 1: writing that formulates a concentrated imaginative awareness of experience in language chosen and arranged to create a specific emotional response through meaning, sound, and rythmn 2 a: a quality that stirs the imagination b: a quality of spontaneity and grace

Name: dthaase

Friday, April 04, 2008

A new poem

is like the whiteness of the egret
startled into a sudden lift—
the legs it stands on upon landing
are thin and delicate
and from my distance
I stop and stare, admiring.


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