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Born In The Air


The Himalayan legend says

there are beautiful white birds
that live completely in flight.
They are born in the air,

must learn to fly before falling
and die also in their flying.
Maybe you have been born
into such a life

with the bottom dropping out.

—“In Flight” by Jennifer K. Sweeney

Arctic Tern Photo Courtesy Of:  animalgazingAngel wings by gingiber on Flickr.