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An extreme improbability.

(Sooner can birds be silent in spring, and the crickets in summer.)

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North Towards Yesterday
Lyn Reeves

What I remember most are the birds,
their riotous music in the early forest,
the way they call to each other all day
and how, in the evening, their homing flight
feathers the sky with shadows.