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can say with one hundred percent certainty that we
would all rather be asleep half-way on our on our backs
on the orange, nubby couch in the den. Bred for
And trust. These two beget grace. See how my
my partners in what crime, leap over the low
hurdle. A ball
long-bounces across a winter field early
in the morning.
that's a vocation. The world, if
you watch, reveals itself to
you. It unfolds. These men
want to know, sooner rather than
later. I am helpful.
I fold up and lie down. Good dog. To want.
To will. What a funny way to think about things.
A low, cement porch in the sun. I did not
study this. It
cannot be forgotten.