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The birds land anyway,

Looking at me like they barely notice,

Landing on my arms,

Pecking at my coat

And whispering secrets,

Stories in my ears.

I am here to scare them away,

Standing like a soldier on parade,

Arms raised in solitary salute,

Second, third, fourth hand coat

And straw hat,

That shield my insides

From the cold.

I do not move,

But the birds tell me of the world,

So I don’t get lonely,

On my everlasting vigil,

Over these fields

Made of the same straw

That holds me together

Makes my flesh, my whole.

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