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Never Before This
On the riverbank, lie head to the river,
Eyes to the double moons, waiting for silence,
And the embrace of time; the woman appeared,
Lying on the other bank, eyes to the long sun,
Head towards head, silence. When an earthquake
Shatters the equilibrium that held its father,
Labyrinthine paths weave through the bowels of earth:
Hold your hands: the sun appears high in the sky.
The banks rising like the ancient sun, glowing,
Ninety degrees to the ground; the Grand Canyon
Is a geological formation - it accepts fire,
Legs open to the red heart of the planet;...