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the water secret
sweetirade

we have fallen down again, where
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i want to sleep inside of you, you want to
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wake up deep within me
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the river has arms, you say into my neck,
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grazing carotid tributary to draw me outside of myself,
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to show me colors, so many colors of riverbed rock
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i want to die inside of you, my admission
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coming in little clouds of truth as you pull me down to you,
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my occasional gravity - you say, "you won't course away"
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you are thick with salt and honeyed skin, i move
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like sap coursing the creases of molten rock,
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i ride this amber current we are building
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and when the cistern cracks, we both notice the overturn, silent
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as an egg shattering, violent
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as a thousand burning houses contracting with water prayer
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30 Aug 10

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ooh this is brilliant. and beautiful and oohhhhhh ohhhhhhooooooooooo oooooooooooooooh! thanks for posting.
 — funes

bravo! nicely written and one w/c unearths truth..the water secret..hmm..
 — softyetharsh

wow.....
 — Sequiturist

you know what unk, went back to reread a few times more and it's getting lovelier everytime..;)
 — softyetharsh

you know what, it's not our turn to go to the gas chambers again.
 — unknown

Thank you all for the comments.
 — unknown

Very nice. Minds images course like the river. Well written with good metaphor.
 — JohnW

=)
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