Atef Ayadi


Sky And Water


Birds fly in the sky,
Below the fishes
Swim in the big flat sea.
A bird
Jumps into the water,
Head down, aiming
To catch a fish.
Deeper,
A fish, as it swims up
Toward the surface,
Catches the birds.
As the fish jumps into the air,
A bird catches the fish.

Fishes are birds,
Only water is not like
The air.

Submitted: Friday, July 18, 2008
Edited: Sunday, September 14, 2008

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