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   f r a g m e n t (2)

--- L E O N A R D   G O N T A R E K

wind through snow through maple blooms of mist too what of it neither speaks nor keeps anything from us crow holds hard to limbs figure

walking a sign figure rooted by window slowly running hand over hand a sign if the stars are a music if the clouds dropping off ends

of earth a sign creek whirring over ice eaten by silence rock a

kind of peace kind of madness a sign yes the heart pile of ash the mind a kind of wind through the trees through loose leaves both signs hard

a mystery about it

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