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I saw a bride splendid in white garmentsI saw a woman with one hundred children The children plump and firm within her arms,
In the Carribeanat the end of daysun drops suddenlylike a fire ballbehind forested hills
I feel it, first as a stir,turning deep in the murky water.Surfaces up for air, a twitchon the lake in my head.A flip, and it disappears.
Forest could keep secretsForest could keep secrets
There is a place (believe me,
she said) where if, if
Standing by the river, my face grewinto a flat fish and floated offto a lily pad, and I was lonelywithout myself, without my twin.
Spring is baby,bright, fresh and new,gurgling with the melting snow,singing with the first cuckoo.
Take an apple. Chop it into quarters.Count out three. These represent the lakesthat nestle inside countries, all the snaking
The moon was married last nightand nobody saw,dressed up in her ghostly dressfor the summer ball.
We don' have a Springtime like some folkWho live in dem colder place,but we have a time when de soft rain come,an' tease open de seedcaseo' de poincianna and de trumpet tree,