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(1951 / Cincinnati Ohio)

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And Fell The Crane

rising high
godlike I gazed
from where cranes fly
unconcerned, over
the placid waters of
the harbor of
the world,

when, driven to madness
it pierced
my throat.

I burst
and burned
and to earth
fell,

and fell
too
the crane.

Submitted: Saturday, June 15, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, July 30, 2013


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After viewing painting, September 2001 by Hung Liu

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  • Adeline Foster (6/21/2013 5:50:00 PM)

    Interesting poem this. Enigmatic. Read mine - O Night -
    Adeline

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  • Gajanan Mishra (6/15/2013 10:20:00 PM)

    rising high / godlike I gazed. thanks.
    I invite you to read my poems and comment.

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