A poem for Thursday

This poem is by Mark Strand from Selected Poems. I like it so much I can't begin to say precisely what I like in it, or I won't stop...

Keeping Things Whole
In a field
I am the absence
of field.
This is
always the case.
Wherever I am
I am what is missing.

When I walk
I part the air
and always
the air moves in
to fill the spaces
where my body's been.

We all have reasons
for moving.
I move
to keep things whole.
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