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sniper Lesson (13)

lie still,
breathe
today not
yesterday
not tomorrow,
breathe
today,
lie so damn
still
that even an adder
slithering
over you
won’t know,
only you will
know
this summer
grass,
this summer
sky,
the Perseids,
the Admiral
butterfly,
breathe,
be still,
you’re
alive.


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