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songbirds catch my ear
 

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Songbirds catch my ear
and steal it away, upwards--
now, I hear the clouds!
 

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Barony of Spleen!
kingdoms underwater gleam
All organs have use
 
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Susceptible heart
May it be epidemic
Health’s epitome
 

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but my heart still beats
to the old, familiar tune:
cardiac earworm.
 

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(ok I left everyone a horrible last line, so I'll try to redeem myself)

Cardiac earworm
such sweet rhythm--dance, laugh, love
'til the last beat drops.
 

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'til the last beat drops
the exalted revelry
in the manic drone
 

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The frogs fall silent
bumps shimmer on the surface
awaiting tadpoles
 

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Awaiting tadpoles
vibrant home of growing souls
till they leave the pond
 

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til they leave the pond
and stretch wings--lace or leather--
those eggs, you can't know.
 

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Those eggs? You can't know
The likelihood of omelette
Until you break them
 

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Until you break them
are there really writing rules,
or just common sense?
 

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Or just common sense
the vocal majority
imposing limits
 

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Either way I'm here
at the place where three roads meet
destiny or fate
 

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Destiny or fate?
Two sides of the same coin, or
do we choose through love?
 

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do we choose through love
as hawks stoop from empty air
seizing their desire
 

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seizing their desire
lovers tumble into love
in spite of themselves
 

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