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Salt

Salt comes in on the morning air like the wounded walking home, a worked ripeness, a pain hanging.

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By Tom Sheehan

1. The river’s a slow snake idling through eelgrass (now and then its body pouches). Red-winged blackbirds watch the uncoiling, hide their young the way lint finds pocket depths. They are noiseless, stock-still (their hearts must beat like pocket…

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Because the earth needs us. Pronto.

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