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Excerpt from "Purple Heart Highway"
from Joshua Beckman's
Things Are Happening

bee between flowers
soft light hidden in sunlight
current of warm air
appearing and disappearing
moving through heaven
like the thinnest of fish,
you have left me where a house might fall
where a train might mistakenly come
where the roots of things
watch their trees
taken by wind
blown off as easily as hats
and I can find no consolation
in this tired and reckless wandering.
I find only the moving road of bad conditions,
the fastest lanes, the most stranded shoulders.

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