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Psalm to Be Read with Closed Eyes

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Ignorance will carry me through the last days,
the blistering cities, over briny rivers
swarming with jellyfish, as once my father
carried me from the car up the tacked carpet
to the white bed, and if I woke, I never knew it.

Source: Poetry (February 2012)

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