Poets Walk: "sky is inside you"

Poets Walk: "sky is inside you"

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One Heart by Li-Young Lee


Look at the birds. Even flying

is born

out of nothing. The first sky

is inside you, open

at either end of day.

The work of wings

was always freedom, fastening

one heart to every falling thing.


“One Heart” is from Book of My Nights. Copyright © 2001 by Li-Young Lee. Used by permission of BOA Editions, Ltd., www.boaeditions.org.