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Devri sent me this poem by Elizabeth Coatsworth.

Posted by admin on October 5th, 2007 filed in Uncategorized

Dreams

And dreams like bats
(which with small cries
go chasing gnats
and long-legged flies)

wing through the darkness
of the breast
until with day
they take their rest,

hanging head downwards,
vague, aloof,
like some soft fungus
on a roof.

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