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In fevered mornings, the salted sky
has halfway birthed her fiery sun.
All day the houses will guard the sea
with totems of windsocks and briny shells: 
a foamy shoreline where bones of 
dreams and shards of thoughts
are laid to rest, reclaiming the child
you were, spread-eagled, creature 
to God, God to creature.

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  1. Date: 7/24/2013 5:20:00 PM
    What beautiful & intense imagery here! Excellent job, Nola! =D