The Wood Thrush sings a duet

All by itself, using two separate

Voices, while the whip-bird’s one cry – two creatures,

Nothing between them, though you know the fiction,

Standing on Point Sublime, to listen:

“One. Are we one. We are. One”

unpublished poem, © Gwyneth Lewis 2014, used by permission of the author

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