Pigeons

Pigeons

1.

Softened slate
absorbed the rain
from a firework
blush in a storm

2.

The bang ping ponged
until exhausted
comes to rest in the corner
cooing a song
into the bowl of its hands

3.

The stained glass light
from the sun staring down
through the rose window
of a rainbow umbrella
staining the seal skin
of the pavement

4.

Coals cradle you to sleep
feathers falling
from the charred heavens

5.

Charcoal surprises
magic in the marks it makes
blaze bright as crayons
wielded by children
scribbling their spells


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