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'Listen' has the exact same letters as 'Silent'. Coincidence?

Vertigo by Anne Stevenson

on November 16, 2013

54930 382x300 Vertigo by Anne Stevenson

Mind led body
to the edge of the precipice.
They stared in desire
at the naked abyss.
If you love me, said mind,
take that step into silence.
If you love me, said body,
turn and exist.

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