A bird

First published in Solitary Plover #23, Winter 2016, page 4, the journal of the Friends of Lorine Niedecker. Originally written in April 2008 in a Hedgebrook workshop with Anne Waldman on Whidbey Island.

on the sill
at the window
of the house
where we live
in the country
still at war
shakes its wings
and the world
the whole world
changes