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alone again

sonja claire

alone again the dust lies in a haze at the horizon pinkpurple rounded mountains ringing this dried-up lake bed i m p o s s i b l y f l a t p l a y a it plays eye games with my mind it’s as close to silence as it comes this week before sunday, just far-off drums and sunrise parties ums-ums-ums-ums sun up sun up dusty crusty funfur clad twos and threes, walking, biking, make their way out or home no-one speaks no need we bathe ourselves in the morning light stretched over the arc of sky here where it’s flat you can see the bend of the world finally the pink gives way and the firstburst of yellow rays breach the mountain side striking minakawa’s mandala first, then one by one each art instill-ation catches its singular moment to be lit alone with the sun

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