STILL

I walk the land
that, when I leave
will carry on
its own sweet pace

the flowers still
will tangle through the grass
the birds still nest
in unexpected places

and someone, perhaps
will put out winter bread
for the sparrows

my space soon filled
with its own forgetting

 

(illustration from public domain – the model book of calligraphy)

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