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In Wine, Prayer

Approach this cautiously.
You want to tell the truth.
That is to say
you want to tell a truth.
So, you must approach this carefully.
The matter is nothing more than a memory.
Nothing less.
The memory is a beast.
The memory is a monster
sleeping ferociously
in the corner of your narrow room.
A memory of her, legs open,
counting catechisms of cataclysm
on the disinterested fingers
of an indifferent hand.