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IV

Matthew Sean Markonis 1984 (Santa Barbara)



Is love the pander or the art?
Which way does the sea break?—leaving.
A dead emotion is better than living pain.
It is only that your compass is the orientation of life.

A direction always present, ceased to spill me fresh blood,
flower by flower, luminous.
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Submitted by msmarkonis on January 30, 2022

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