Love Poem: Bird Soar
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Written by: Jan Backes

Bird Soar

Once thicket thickened            
         Mossy, leafy
Chance to catch starling
       Or barn swallow
Amidst slumbering umber.

Eyes pinched-- tiny prickles
        Star thistle glistens
         By green-lit moon.

          Craned and swoop,
           Plume beats hilarity.
            Lest they sail asunder,

White capped-- bold and noble
             Strand guarded;
      Acronymic to the other
          Guided by the sea.