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Per Chance?

What are the odds

of a sycamore leaf

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and a maple leaf

falling away from their trees

on opposite sides of the street

at just the right time

and just the right notion

and motion of wind

for their fluttery,

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downward, sashaying flight

to land them together in one spot

like the palms of two hands clasped -

his right one, her left?

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