By Lisa Martin
There’s a manner of conversing as though the adaptation
matters, as though the line house is finite—everything
begins and ends someplace, like your hand
in mine, or how final gentle fractures within the limbs
of pine—while past my window, a coyote
follows a path into the nightfall that simply it may well see.
— from "Map for the line home"
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