<——

& it is
breaking open further–what are you to do–how to let it fully in–the wideness of it
is staggering–you have to have more arms eyes a
thing deeper than laughter furrows more
capacious than hate forgiveness remembrance forgetfulness history silence
precision miracle–more
furrows are needed the field
cannot be crossed this way the
wide shine coming towards you standing in
the open window now, a dam breaking, reeking rich with the end of
winter, fantastic weight of loam coming into the
soul, the door behind you
shut

from Nearing Dawn by Jorie Graham

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