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Painting Pinions

A poem

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June 10, 2020
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When the grinders cease,
will your tongue
still laugh at
rosemary?


When the strong man bends,
will your joints
remember
hide-and-seek?

When the windows dim,
will your mind’s
museum
sustain you?

Rise up at the sound
of a bird,
and paint her
red pinions.

Brad Larson
Brad Larson is a business leader and author of two books: Walking Through Walls: Connecting Faith and Work and Show Yourself a Man. He blogs at www.bradleydlarson.com, and you can follow him on Twitter @bradleydlarson.

Cover Image by Szilvia Basso

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