Robin Becker


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Yom Kippur, Taos, New Mexico

I've expanded like the swollen door in summer
to fit my own dimension. Your loneliness

is a letter I read and put away, a daily reminder
in the cry of the magpie that I am

still capable of inflicting pain
at this distance.

Like a painting, our talk is dense with description,
half-truths, landscapes, phrases layered

with a patina over time. When she came into my life
I didn't hesitate.

Or is that only how it seems now, looking back?
Or is that only how you ...

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