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Silver Wings and Sabre

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["Silver Wings" was first published in Hoosier Challenger, Prairie Press Books; "Sabre" was first published in Penman Magazine. "Sabre" was also published in the 1980 edition of The Poet Peu a Peu. Both were reprinted in my first poetry chapbook, "The Lady in the Pink Hat," Candor Press, 1969.]

SILVER WINGS They reap the whirlwind Who search the gold-glinted sun And moons on silver wings; Who float and glide Upon the blue and misty current High above the naked edge Of earth, like eagles they climb The whipped peaks of weightless freeze And loft through miles and miles of silent breeze. SABRE She blasted sea and sky Wide open spaces In angry swirls Against the sabre's point, Her silver wings rippling Rushing space, nosed ahead Of tell-tale streaks Melting out of focus.
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Date: 5/26/2021 8:31:00 AM
What a deep and wonderful symbolism and wording, Milton. It's nice to have such a masterpiece in your history since 1969. Blessings and best regards
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Date: 5/26/2021 9:04:00 AM
Thanks, Lasaad. You are very kind.