A mirror of sky hovers and lands,   

Opens the space between breath,   

Under this moment in time,   

One lake pauses to take in its own reflection,   

The young bird still silent inside a mother’s egg,   

Within her heat grows strong;   

I must unlearn these things.

©2018, Rachel Elion Baird 

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