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Things that flow rapidly up from downriver are light

The riverís bluff emerging into view is light

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Darkened rain outspread on the horizon

And leading toward it is a reach of water, tapering

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††Slanted and unable to fall to ground

Falling and rising along its length under the fleet

†††††††††††††††††††††††††Unable to pierce the ragged yellow beneath it

Extraordinarily like sound

Where Thomas goes

To pierce a welling of light things†††††††††††††† alla terra

Abandonnata

 

(Leigh Davis, Office of the Dead, S VIII)