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Jay Kasturi


Now


How tiresome to sustain
a thought
and deck it with frills
and repeat.
Give it an early grave,
a memorial;
write a poem in four lines
before it all goes astray;
kiss her now
before ambivalence
sets in.

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Submitted: Monday, December 16, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, December 17, 2013
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