This Heavy Craft by Patricia Kathleen Page (Judith Cape)

The wax has melted
but the dream of flight
persists.
I, Icarus, though grounded
in my flesh
have one bright section in me
where a bird
night after starry night
while I’m asleep
unfolds its phantom wings
and practices.

From: https://canpoetry.library.utoronto.ca/page/poem3.htm

Date: 1954

By: Patricia Kathleen Page (Judith Cape) (1916-2010)

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