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15 days 15 minutes---flash fiction, flash poetry
#590597 added June 12, 2008 at 7:30pm
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white


butterfly image



White

Leave my bones
in the desert
to be bleached white
all light and high albedo.
Like a cow's skull
with a calico rose,
an elk tooth,
a magnolia.
Heaven is vast,
cold, empty, untouchable.
It knows no kindness.
We need worlds, and worlds.
This one always fails.


ridinghhood






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