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Flying 101


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Flying 101
Con/Jur/d 12/15/2020

The Teacher pushes
me off a high, high edge
I feel gratitude
when I do not hit or land.

 

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Enjoyed Juris, though again I feel the possibilities comes be simplified:

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The Teacher pushes
me off a high, high edge
I feel gratitude
when I do not land.

best

Phil

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Reminds me of eagles and their eaglets. They let them go from a cliff, and then picks them up again in mid flight. I can understand the enjambment in the second line to sustain the cadence of the first line.  

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"Words are not things, and yet they are not non-things either." - Ann Lauterbach

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