AS IT BECOMES

December 26, 2008

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II

IT IS NOT the isles, nor ancient
Greece, not a singer, the singer
of my youth, no this is not.

This does not need then, nor
them, nor it, this is hallowed
ground, the realm of sagas

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always misnamed. This is
the indrawn breath a flood
of air that saturates the cells

the expansion of their apertures
a softening allowance of being,
before or as it becomes flesh.

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