My second landing of the day, placid and without
thought of gravity, this passing from
falling to fallen ...
My children, five and four, built
cushioned forts from matching love seats
in our company apartment in Marquette ...
No way to know which guide is correct, but all agree we rest on rubbish — scat of the firebird, city reduced and recycling the waste of its rebirth in lake shallows. ...
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