Bardo Pond

Absence

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I saw a bird today
Had to break up in the sun
Absence of words
Signs of the time to come

Sweet clean water
Cooling in the breeze
Breaking my first sweat
A little more fun

I saw a bird today
Had to break up in the sun
Bereft of words
It's a little more fun

I saw a bird today
Had to break up in the sun
Absence of words
Signs of my time to come
Sweet clean water
Cooling in the breeze
Breaking my first sweat
I just had to break up