something about the water redstart
living close to speedy streams and ‘arms of the sea’
skittery on mute boulders
slows you down

before a stream’s gurgle
this winged reality wearing blue
its rusty red tail, a comet leaving behind a blazing trail
is more magnanimous than the illusion of the sky

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