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Watching Philippine Hawk Eagles raise their chick during Covid-19 lockdown     

chlorophyll veils your edges

light shifts



your piercing beak eyes

noble neck


brooding solid

while all earth


Born in the U.K., Ann van Wijgerden has spent most of her life in the Netherlands and the Philippines. She has had nonfiction, poetry and fiction published in a number of magazines, including Spadina Literary Review, Genre: Urban Arts, Orbis, Rue Scribe, The Sunlight Press, Yellow Arrow Vignette and Last Stanza Poetry Journal. Ann works with an NGO providing education for children living in Manila’s slum area of ‘Smokey Mountain’.

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