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The Choir of Flight (A Poem)

100 voices sing in unison
turning pages like white wings
a gliding flock of ivory feathers
sending praises from below the sky

These tattooed paper birds
lift prayer swiftly through hymn
between earth and heaven
as angels blacken their tails

© 2013 Leslie I. Benson

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