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Night Aviary

Poem by Ethan Fugate

 

 I laughed when you
Couldn’t believe that
You were hearing bird
Songs, off in space—
Cascaded trees blocking
Echoes and hills rolling
Beyond our perception.

I laughed when you
Asked if I believed
In the birds—as if they
Are in stagnant imagination,
In lee of dark, cool night.
“If you wait it out ‘til
Dawn—they only disappear”

I laughed, in a quest
For the sun; filled of
Empty spatial voids—
Forgotten and still
Black water. I took
Ribbon from your hair,
To find my way back.