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  • Icarus, She Flies

    Icarus, She Flies

    image: Jacob Peter Gowy’s The Fall of Icarus (1635–1637) A daughter dies, and she is found, in the cerulean movements of birds. Not a hawk. Mother Sky says those are for boy’s souls.   The father sees mockingbirds building a nest of pine twigs in the corner frieze of the portico and imagines a flash…