You say you haven’t heard one for years

'You say you haven’t heard one for years' by Carol Rowntree Jones

'...into the sky.' | Photo: The Friend.


Not squeezed your eyes to the sky, to find
that black dot, that source of tumble tumble torrent
      on an invisible stave,

not turned to see the sound of air played as light,
spring spiraling, the field where you stand

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