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by Alessandra Lynch

16 was too beautiful to sit by
She stayed away from fire
(She would have fed it
with the bare wood of her body)

Her mind -- a north tower broody with bees
Her heart -- a breathy accordion

Wheeling through soundless slates of dusk
she roared through the village   slinging
into a star the damp message of rain
Too soon the steam/ Too late the smoke

Days she was not murdered she gathered
stones as though they were light and light
as though it were stone   She filled barrows
with knotted snails and root-sprawled sludge

Her dog dragged a carcass across sand
The dunes borrowed its bones
for weeks   She piled shelves with husks
Her heart beat in halves   What she could not

grasp grasped her   What she could not 
feel felt her   By night she flew muscling
past high-lit branches that caged the moon

All her faces were poppies

The waterfall looked at her seriously

16 loved herself fiercely

This was before she walked through sleet in bare feet
Before she pressed burning glass to skin
Before the indifferent traffic of men


Found in It was a terrible cloud at twilight...a collection published by Pleiades Press. Picked it up at Half Priced Books for $2.00. 

:heart: Lili


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FridgePoetProject Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
Greetings my dear! It was remarkably kind of you to feature The Daily Magnet #121 as a Daily Deviation. The magnets and I wish to say THANK  YOU from the very bottoms of our mini-magnetic hearts. :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: 

Have a wonderful day! :hug:
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Farand Featured By Owner 3 days ago
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thanks for adding my poem to your DD something collection :D it's pretty impressive that you could come up to a poem i submitted at 2006 . 

Have a great day !
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chadwood Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2015   Writer
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darkosaric Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2015
:) thanks.
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