elliot r. wolfson

on one foot dancing

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synaptic chasm

you who wish
to wish the wish
to wish no wish
may wish no wish
to wish the wish
in abject prayer
head entrenched
heart to ground
ground to flesh
by memory-stone
in hexagram thrown
like eye of owl
peering through
copper bowl
gazing on
eager rat
licking bone
in whim of what
was once wham
once before
lion became man

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