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  • ...all want is the desire to purify longing.

    (Amy Wright, Want)

    So here it is then,
    I’m going after all.
    Better yet, leaving
    one last time.

    There’s petrol in the tank for 20 good years,
    & landscape forever
    way beyond scale.
    A map inside my chest I’m following
    to an unknown place
    I call home.

    There’s where my heart is leading,
    there’s where my mind’s set free.

    Pick-up the new language pieces,
    baby steps one more time...
    oh it’s even slower than day-to-day,
    there’ll be months on ice, incomunicado,
    not more than what you’re able to say.

    Hoist the main & fly the jib!
    Bring-her-round into wind,
    set a course: Brand New Gig
    two to starboard
    steady as she goes!
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