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The San Simeon Zebras by C.J. Sage

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Friday, March 12, 2010

QuoteThe San Simeon Zebras by Sage, C.J.Quote


Like many,
 
they are out of place:

 
stolen and content.

So wild in expressing
 
their reserve, they are wholly


hidden; their hides are more
 
dizzying than their presence:


dark and lightness,


confused as to the meaning
 
of their being
 
here, as they are. 


—What an invitation!—
 
that wire-slatted hillside. —


Largely overwhelming

 
as the masses
 
of an outcast, homeless people.


—Lost so completely
 
everyone is, in passing, interested.


Copyright © C.J. Sage 2010

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