Dialogue of Losses
unnavigable, the white sun will hover without pause.
neither slanted nor crooked, a false scope covering without pause.
to trap, one must become disoriented. in each way
the mind reverses, the grasses in their own worry pause.
did it grow in the body, capability conflated with
capacity. a gesture from which we pause.
identically, the woman’s back is painted leaning forward
into the sink. in privacy to give but to initially with disregard pause.
whether trained or untrained, the hole where the eye saw. as if
an apology when passing by, the other animals pause.
I couldn’t see it. it was itself not itself, though I knew when
asked to answer yes without pause.
blue chicory along the sidewalk. with some belief god appears
uncertain. a similar meadow and the dead saying again again without pause.
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