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[I am]


I am
a nail
being driven in
while I try
to keep
straight
hoping
the carpenter
will get tired
or the hammer
will break
or the board
will crack and I
will roll
into a cozy nook
and will find you there
my love
my love


Vera Pavlova

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Alfred A. Knopf


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