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  • They were patient
    With the world.
    This will never return, never,

    (George Oppen, Of Being Numerous, 12)

    as we are, my family is impatient with the world, the highways, seat belts, traffic, noise, and stores, and then I imagine at another time we will be more patient, be able to sit on the porch together without any desire to be anywhere else, or anyone else, like or as a quiet assertion of bees-in-the-wind stream, popular, dedicated and with a strict sense of humor & color
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