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Skylark

Skylark I sail with you as the morning 
breaks the sky and sun cuts through 
like dancing diamonds cruising 
the aqua sea.

Axis on a wheel of lonely flight
I offer you these hours of dark 
nights for those whose lives are solitary
too. Beethoven I turn up on the patio,
higher and higher for you to hear the 
magnificence.

But you advance to dive and catch
a beetle or a sticky fly. You prefer
to offer them to your female while
ignoring this striking opus.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011




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Date: 7/18/2012 7:28:00 AM
Congratulations on your poem making it through round one of the PoetrySoup International Poetry Contest. I wish you the best in the finals Julie. Love, Carol
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Date: 7/2/2012 9:08:00 AM
Congrats on the feature. The skylark (alauda) an interesting bird. They named a Buick after him. In the Navy, if your mind was soaring instead of paying attention you were said to be "skylarking." Nice write.
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Date: 12/10/2011 11:37:00 AM
JULIE,,, A VERY GOOD THOUGHT,..P.D.
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