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Sandra Meek

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Sandra Meeks is the author of The Ecology of Elsewhere: Poems (Persea Books, 2016).

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Aerie, a two-ton nest. Adolescent pines

snapped to kindle the crotch of a greater tree's looming
a fledgling iced

and powdered shore. Destination

is warren and hunt—the quivering kit, the river's silver
quickening; destiny the ginned field