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Monday, August 15, 2005

I Wear Gaugin

The fiery flowers
plum and peach petals
fatigue fern leaves
curve around this body
working under
fluorescent lights.

Answering the tight
rushed summons of the phone
all day long.

O, to step out of my life
into Gaugin –
out of this skin of fax and file
into this body, my earth.


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