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Ann Arbor Review

is an independent

International Journal & ezine

Copyright (c) 2021-22 Francis FerdeAll rights revert back to each poet. --editor / Southeastern Florida

AAR history note:  in print 1967 - 1980.  Irregular publications 1980 - 2004.  As ezine 2004 - present. Most of 55 years all together....

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Needing the Birds

(After Liesel Mueller)

Those small mouths tell all the world.
Hearts of feather, songs on the wing.
If only all the rest of us sung
our claim on things, stayed alert,
used the breeze to foster movement.

The unsung territories the songs
in our hearts create kingdoms
of change if we will listenII 
and remember our inborn grammar,
the songs of our very being.

The day ticks on, feather by feather.
The sun practices it scales, crescendo,
decrescendo. All I need is one window
one window to be able to see
all of us out there flying.

Crescent Moon in Autumn

That little boat
and the star below it
a small hook let down
into a bright blue sea.



Jennifer Burd, Ypsilanti, Michigan



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