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Inherent Stone



So we are inherent then
the peeling paint
on those ugly old porches,
how the pigeons potter nearby
opposite the all grey gardens
whose residents much admire stone;
more manageable than grass
a small degraded exhibition,
of the weathering and nature,
of small stoic statues whose
life was leached out of them
over many sunny days
and equally wet ones
Now no longer any distinction
between the creatures
and the stone slabs they stand on.
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Submitted by annaresanop on May 13, 2021

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