2.24.17

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the time it took
a foot of snow
to lay its body
on the sidewalk.
and then recede.
.
the way the window
met the bricks,
shattering the quiet
into a hundred
sudden screams.
.
that we might learn
to land lightly
in every encounter,
that we might learn
to do no harm.

 

photo and poem by katherine ferrier ©2017

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