Deborah Barchi

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If we could view our lives
as a soaring bird does

the details, the patterns
the changes, the repetitions

we might take pride
in the strength of our wings

anticipation in the rising of the sun
satisfaction in our work well done

and yet yearn for, far beyond
the expression of…

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Deborah Barchi

Deborah Barchi

Deborah Barchi has recently retired from her career as a librarian and now has time to read, explore nature, and write poetry and essays.