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Will Elder


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slalal (fathom)

Follow the map on my hand:
A trail that curves over a creek
Burrowing through
The wily invasive blackberry
In the deepest realm of summer.
Here looking for owls, beavers, deer.
Was that you I saw?
Luminously hiding in the walls of the forest, waiting. Those eyes.