Airplane of Ember Leaves

the runway your handmade
jewelry accompanying

this crystalline flying
to new cities all the time

desire to find the shine
in this anxious jittering

era of highs and highers
these tired accoutrements

remain in blood to flow
into rivers of our futures

(originally published in Ariel Chart, Winter 2021)

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