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two kōan in San Francisco

Kevin Simmonds

Yoda was right:
Try not. Do, or do not. There is no try.

lift the animal
of your body

gods will convalesce
in the razoring waters

brandish your wrists
accept it

just off the fifth street exit there’s a man welcoming me back from the east bay he grazes on kindness so daily he nearly starves many like him scattered in this city with their hands bandaged with cups despite my unruptured silence what’s more human than fear look at how human we are

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