For Blackstar – Feb 12 #postitnotepoetry

Fragile
the thread that binds life
thins
and snaps.
A sigh.
Sleep and breathe no more.

(Dedicated to Blackstar 19.1.13 – 11.2.13)
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Last night one of our chicks, my eldest daughter’s special chick, was clearly struggling. She’d seemed fine during the day, and it was 5:30pm. I called our chook man and hoped she’d survive the night. She didn’t, drawing her last breath at around 7:45pm.

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