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By Cally Conan-Davies Cally Conan-Davies
This isn’t maths —
perhaps it is
a collapse
of certainties.

Perhaps it can’t
configure planes,
yet it can cloud
our blue remains

so when we fall
as rain will do,
nothing fails
to carry through.

Source: Poetry (May 2012).


This poem originally appeared in the May 2012 issue of Poetry magazine

May 2012


Cally Conan-Davies is an Australian writer, teacher, and biblio- therapist.

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SUBJECT Living, Life Choices, The Mind, Time & Brevity

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