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Phillis Levin - End Of April

Under a cherry tree
I found a robin's egg,
broken, but not shattered.

I had been thinking of you,
and was kneeling in the grass
among fallen blossoms

when I saw it: a blue scrap,
a delicate toy, as light
as confetti

It didn't seem real,
but nature will do such things
from time to time.

I looked inside:
it was glistening, hollow,
a perfect shell

except for the missing crown,
which made it possible
to look inside.

What had been there
is gone now
and lives in my heart

where, periodically,
it opens up its wings,
tearing me apart.

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End Of April - Comments and Information

Poet: Phillis Levin
Poem: End Of April

Comment 11 of 11, added on September 3rd, 2015 at 11:51 AM.

XH6sA2 This is one awesome blog article.Much thanks again. Keep writing.

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Comment 10 of 11, added on September 2nd, 2015 at 4:47 PM.

bnNyNu Ridiculous quest there. What occurred after? Thanks!

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Comment 9 of 11, added on August 4th, 2015 at 1:21 PM.

Sc58CQ Really appreciate you sharing this blog article.Much thanks again. Want more.

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