keeping things whole

by mark strand

in a field
i am the absence
of field.
this is always the case.
whereever i am
i am what is missing.

when i walk
i part the air
and always
the air moves in
to fill the spaces
where my body’s been.

we all have reasons
for moving.
i move
to keep things whole.

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