if we lift up this

if we lift up this
corner of a great lake, we
will happen upon

your sense of awe, bump into
the same water molecules
.
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on bread alone, we

on bread alone, we
feel invincible and smell like
a bit of heaven
.
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even now, there is

even now, there is
a delicacy to the
way we hang on, not

a precise urgency, but
instead, a wing and a prayer
.
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in a row, we can

in a row, we can
more easily be
served, greeted,
ignored, run
over – they
practice the
science of
fairness with
eyes wide open,
pretending to
be otherwise
.
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in a row, things can

in a row, things can
more easily be
addressed, ticked
off, cut down – we
practice being
robots, shrugging
off the burden
of humanity
.
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in preparation for

in preparation for
the world, we will
put on our most
agreeable muscles,
tighten and grease
all joints, replace
the skin where
we happen to
crease too
naturally, tune
our organs to
a newly
perfect pitch
.
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in a few years, the

in a few years, the
little trinkets from
chinatown will still
not have reflected
the city’s changing
skyline, even
as the horizon
morphs into
something
unrecognizable.
and you and i
will still use each
other as reference
points, wherever
we are standing
and hoping
for the best
.
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