Patience

The uniform of the day is patience. Buttons, seams, Pockets packed with patience. An infinite patience: Clusters of peonies, wordless Contemplate the sky. A meadow for a lark. The tree in the seed spreads Invisible branches to the sky. I watch a cow reading The newspaper of the grass.

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