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Today she is a rock,

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solid and capable,
engulfed by rugged edges.

And in a week or so
nicks will carve themselves
into her rugged exterior,

and she will stand, shaky--
but still compact,
holding her pieces together.

But eventually—
the nicks will form
into poisonous cracks—

and she will erode,
here and there
into a million jagged fragments.

She will have a few nights
to rest before she attempts
to assemble pieces, poison and all,
and slip back into her show.  


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