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Beth Copeland: Release

Imagine a goldfinch

in your fist. Open it

 

as olive wings soar

over dark steeples. If

 

you’re grieving for what

never was or will be, bring

 

your fingers

to your palm, always

 

empty, the finch

already free.


 

Copyright 2018 Beth Copeland

Beth Copeland’s most recent collection is Blue Honey published by Broadkill River Press.

2 comments on “Beth Copeland: Release

  1. BarbaraAnn Paster
    April 22, 2018

    Beautiful!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Waverly Land
    April 20, 2018

    Thank you very much.

    Liked by 1 person

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