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Elizabeth Romero: On the Corner

If

(by some miracle)

We could be both dead and alive

Rise from the blood and ashes

Gauzy like movie ghosts

We could stand on the corner

And talk to our friends

Would we shift in the wind

Stroke our insubstantial chins

Wonder

Even then

Suspect

Even then

Or would we untangle

The twisted skeins of our ignorance

Lay bare our hearts

Transform

Understand

Forgive?


Copyright 2021 Elizabeth Romero

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