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New Zealand Photos

I look at your photo

by the Maori mountain
that fights clouds
like a warrior
and weeps waterfall 
tears like a woman

wondering how things 
might have been different 
without our having to reclaim
each morning what had gotten 
lost in the dark

and how you were 
like a kiwi awake 
in the night and flightless

and what would have happened
if I hadn't taken my snapshot
and pasted it next 
to your photo

crayoning an arm
that connected us

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