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sparrow in an airport (ft. Jeris)

 
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I have a soft spot for this one – it was the title-poem of my first collection back in 2005. I haven’t bothered to upload before since it’s so short – but Jeris’ short piece is perfect for it and I was able to add a little shakuhachi as well (available as a separate stem if you can use it for your project.)


sparrow in an airport.






it’s a kind of freedom
apparently having all you want


more than enough space
for one small sparrow


crumbs from McDonalds
controlled climate


yet you keep hitting glass
that invisible force separates


you and sky


flapping frustration


caged in a monument to flight



from sparrow in an airport
in NEW POETS TEN
Friendly Street/Wakefield Press, march 2005
ISBN 1 86254 670 3
 

"sparrow in an airport (ft. Jeris)"
by robwalkerpoet

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