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Wednesday, 11 January 2023

Ghost-Bird by Paul McMahon

     – for Kieran McMahon

The feathers
of a snatched bird

still in the shape
of its living form

floating in the air
like the exhaled breath

of an invisible


the last shadow

cast the moment
the bird was taken,

its presence,

its absence.


Date: 2018

By: Paul McMahon (19??- )