A spread shadow
winged silence

glides slow
low across
the meadow

and the wind tugs
at distractions paper and glue
tasselled sky-high.

I reach up
to the trailing flutter
rose blue and hawk-red

fingers curling
around a handful
of feathers.

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Jane Dougherty

I used to do lots of things I didn't much enjoy. Now I am officially a writer. It's what I always wanted to be.

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