That there is no bird in the in the text
written on a bird
You need not feel amazed.
For our need
For our urgency
We cannot compel the bird to come at once
It may be having some important chores
Or the texts might surface
as suits their whims and fancies
There are no rules that dictate
that we should place the bird inside the text
and read it.
It is not proper to have it caged
inside the text.
If it likes your way of reading
sometimes the possibility of it getting into the text
comes to be.
Seeing some bird flying high
please don’t conclude that
it should be the one to stay within the text.
That one which hovers so closely
going round the text-
even that needn’t be the bird for the text.
Not just of the bird inside the text
I wrote causing it to exit too.
True, away from anyone’s hear
Wandering in silence
wanders the bird of the text.