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by Jane Hirshfield

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RA 28.8, RA 14.4

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Also by Jane Hirshfield:
The Song (1986)
Within This Tree (1991)
The Love of Aged Horses (1994)
Three Foxes by the Edge of the Field at Twilight (1996)
The Poet (1997)
Apple (1999)

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He puts his brush to the canvas,
with one quick stroke
unfolds a bird from the sky.
Steps back, considers.
Takes pity.
Unfolds another.

Copyright © 1994 by The Atlantic Monthly Company. All rights reserved.
The Atlantic Monthly; November 1994; Lying; Volume 274, No. 3; page 72.

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