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Heart Storms

Here in this temple of coin
Where one armed pirates swashbuckle
Extending planks for drowning inheritance
And the brittle quest for wisdom shatters
In a jittery tangle of lights
And cascading tokens
Would that Vegas lies could cloister
Like nuns on holy islands
Surrounded by s fortress of choppy seas
Or memory fail when requisitioned
As heart storms drench
Complacent arbitrators.

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