above the city I

The string slides through my fingers
as the kite leaps up,
impatient to join the bright flock.

Riding the wind,
string humming in my hand,
it tugs like a fish with each gust –
a dot-dash transmission:
let me go

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4 responses to “above the city I

  1. Beautiful! The Arboretum is a great place for it, hey?! πŸ˜ƒ

  2. used to fly a green giant kite
    always wanted a box kite never got one
    that is yet lmao

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