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  • The beach is long & you walk slowly
    fixed on the wells that your feet leave in the sand.
    He is beside you but you are not with him.
    He is gravity, an intrusion to joy.
    Including you he makes things in his own image.
    He makes things hard.

    Somewhere behind you
    in the last heel filling with the calm blue sea
    disappears the need to continue at his side.
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