Keeping It Simple Poem by Mary Ruefle

Keeping It Simple

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I take the bird on the woodpile,
separate it from its function, feather
by feather. I blow up its scale.
I make a whole life out of it:
everywhere I am, its sense of loitering
lights on my shoulder.

Saturday, August 8, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: simple
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Mary Ruefle

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
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