What did I see? (poem)

What did I see? (poem)

What did I see

When I stared up

Into the air?

Stopping

From all the doing

What did I see

Lying on my back

In the tear

In the air

Above my head?

Nothing

More or less

Than my days

From beginning to end

Met my gaze

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