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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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