Touch Down

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I had my hair cut last week right here on the stone veranda.
Now,
a diligent wattlebird
strand by strand
extracts the scattered silver filaments
off moss.
I find it heartening to think
that this soft
most dispensable part of myself
could help Spring’s best, next brood
hatch
a fraction less harshly out into this world.

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