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Young children have pre-life memory

Young children have pre-life memory
Except an animal her exact age
Who talks about their old home
Just before they were damned
—At times of transition
Or spaces of

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Across the valley
fields of green fields of brown
long slow evening burning gold
these flakes of spine light
across the flat

Across the valley
fields of brown groves of pine
piles of rust-encrusted spacecraft
craters left behind those crashed
and fixed and flown away

By the beating ocean down at Monterey

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Petroglyphs on enormous rock
skeletons tearing themselves out
of the earth

Petroglyphs to hold them back

boil yourself in sentimentality

Another Side of Edgar Allan Poe