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Poem Thinning Out into Prayer

Along the gravel alley,

oak and tangled shadow,

the grass going blue, now stars

gnatsbreath of dieselgod

of busted wishes

leave me herea longtime here

in the stinkingdark

from Poetry Northwest 05.2 Fall & Winter 2010 & 2011More by Joe Wilkins from the library

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