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Naomi Shihab Nye - Hidden

If you place a fern
under a stone
the next day it will be
nearly invisible
as if the stone has 
swallowed it.

If you tuck the name of a loved one
under your tongue too long
without speaking it
it becomes blood
the little sucked-in breath of air
hiding everywhere
beneath your words.

No one sees
the fuel that feeds you.

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Hidden - Comments and Information

Poet: Naomi Shihab Nye
Poem: Hidden
Volume: Fuel
Year: Published/Written in 1998
Poem of the Day: Mar 16 2016

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Comment 7 of 9, added on February 2nd, 2013 at 6:07 AM.
Test, just a test

Hello. And Bye.

XRumerTest from Chile

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