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Published: Wed Oct 15 1980
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Composition

I have wanted to be married    had
no place to rest     a heart

never remarries     once
it sinks in deep     though I have tried

and wanted to     induce it. Ergot
bring babies, MDA     being inorganic

suffuses the soul. Incomparable light.
I tried     dead to the world

forgive me dead
to you     compare it. Loneliness

absence of a place
to rest. Repeated     ly rest in my heart

you said. You did
in mine or yours     flexible being

the attitude of rest. No ledge
to lean on     still. I lie in fields

the sky clouds mountains luminous
shades of grey.     Three days

I walk towards the sunset
its relief     a promise. Keep.

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