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first breath blown
fragile flesh bellows
verbs contracted in a puckered face
a line of empty bell curves
whispering potential
smiles of happy progenitors and a little

dNa aNd
everything else
a child’s cruel laugh behind the school and
spelling bees
curved thoughts Vs words
the clockwork tick-tocks a fate
ranges of bell curves must
curve the belly’s appetites
or violence
              dried blood the mouth

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this straight wall
world lines like
p    b   k  d
r   a   e   e
i    r   c    a
s   s   o  t
o   l   l    h
n   i   d   t o a curved
double helix

so metim
sibi lity
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