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Feathers in the Water

July 16, 2011
By Juli007 SILVER, West Simsbury, Connecticut
Juli007 SILVER, West Simsbury, Connecticut
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A feather catches the water
Something delicate
Making a sisterhood move like a snake
The feather has finished
It flattens out
It looks like eight feathers
But from the right angle it is only one
A complete connection
A system A cycle
Eyes closed Snake moves under them
The feather bends to the will of the snake
Nine little birds try to make a giant snake fly
Try to lift a giant snake out of the water
With only feathers catching the water

The author's comments:
This poem is about rowing crew.

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