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Fairy Tales, Dreams and other Heresies
By David Hickman

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Poetry by David Hickman: Lyrics and meditations. Very slightly revised from the original ebook.

The sky gathers all things

Days fall like sighs
Out of already accomplished and beatified weather

I once had a family
They were dutiful to their own

We lived miles apart, and were enveloped in our cares
When my sisters played their violins
White birds poured out
Into the afternoon
And sailed through blue skies
Only to become a nocturne

I have been so empty that at times
Those birds flew through me
As if I were air
And they were its blessing
I was as tall as I was wide and all my friends laughed
They said “ We see you move and it's like
Freight offloading"

I recall the deaths...
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