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I Would Draw Those Birds

if my eyes were better

then again

they fly so fast

to the feeders

before swooping off

can’t draw that fast

even if I were a gifted artist

which I’m not

I just like to draw.


Paula Yup is a native of Phoenix, Arizona and currently lives in Spokane, Washington. She has a book of poetry published by Evening Street Press entitled Making a Clean Space in the Sky. Her work has appeared in numerous publications and in the pages of J Journal several times before.

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