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  • I find you in a string
    I find you every-
    where I'm writing
    on a leaf,

    (from Alive: New and Selected Poems, Elizabeth Willis, NYRB 2015)

    unlike any time as if the tree blossom'd for the first, the first acceptance as some water - lieu - place, the name of my grandmother and yours story told in syllables, florals, girls and boys as well are butterflies-in-waiting nearly radiant, utterly smartish,
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