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  • The tall orchids
    Have cracked their heads
    Open again.

    Like lighthouses -
    Except what emerges is scent
    As thick as a moustache.

    Their skin is soft,
    Peach-like, like the flesh
    Of a girl, full of sap.

    Their stems are
    Too skinny. They will
    Tilt, soon. They will bend.

    Their heads will peel
    Open, and all
    Will be revealed.
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