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There are now more shoes 
in the closet than there are days to go 
out into the streets wearing them.

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Amber ring at the bottom of a drawer. Trapped
in its cloudy eye, an afternoon by the River Moyka.
Stories of bombs exploding at Alexander's feet.

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The technician slicks her wand with gel, slides it
around the top of her right breast. On the screen, 
pictures of moons under the skin.

*

Crepe myrtles blasted from trees by wind.
Sidewalks stippled with fuchsia and white:
another summer slipping off its wrappers.

 

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