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I have visions now–
a man in the deep grass opening his torso
my hair comes out in my hands
in the dark black glitter
while the birds come and leave the sky destroyed–
I think of you
and the edible berries my guidebooks said were here, I think of you and the berries
while the plucked vine of wind
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