Tag Archives: Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino

From Where I am, I Can Only Look at Pictures of What You Leave Behind

for Cory Aquino

A line of sacred ibises beats
silently against the blue chill
of dawn.  How certain they are,
eastward, though darkness grips
their beaks.  Not for themselves,
they bring together land and sky.

Their journey is everything and nothing.

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