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Stage: integrities (2)

Inger Christensen

    a pulse with no body a sun with no sky
    a gathering warmth that beats in the sand
    blood that consistently drives up the fever
    in houses whose pipes should have water instead
 
    a fever that worships its own fever-nature
    and moves itself outside where everything stays
    where snow with its striking and subzero culture
    burns into the body like rags set ablaze
 
    a grief with no luxury a pillar with no base
    a body that's lost the code of its entrails
    a shred of a brain an unusual clutter
    telegrams missing the planet by miles
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