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Echo is a horse on gravel
muted and resounding
like God stepped sostenuto
e una corda

Hooves bouncing off and on
like a baby in
    the crib
       that outlives him

rattle. Break.

Slowly rock your empty belly
asleep. A percussive mantra rings
        echo. echo. hollow

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