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Sunday, August 25, 2019

Not yet (Girmay)

I am not ready to die yet.
I want to live longer knowing that wind
still moves a dead bird's feathers.
Wind doesn't move over & say That thing
can't fly. Don't go there. It's dead.

No, it just blows & blows lifting
what it can. I am not ready
to die yet. No.

Aracelis Girmay, from "I Am Not Ready To Die Yet"

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