Heart Happy (cathy_edgett) wrote,
Heart Happy
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Jane Hirshfield -



This is a "pebble" from Jane Hirshfield's book  After.


    Insomnia, Listening

      
Three times in one night
       a small animal crosses the length of the ceiling.
       Each time it goes all the way one way,
       all the way back, without hesitation or pause.

       Envy that sureness.

       It is like being cut-flowers, between the field and the vase.



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