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sniper lesson(1)

lie in the heat
of grape fields, orchards,
let almond, pomegranate,
the shade of mulberry leaves,
roses, continue
to blossom, open green,
throw no shadows,
only pause, only gather
thought, word, deed,
like seed for the good earth,
will to breathe steady
slow, no shadow, no shadow,
the trigger eased to taut
sites clear, clean.


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Douglas Hill

Tight, clean, daring—and the first of (?) Makes me want to see what follows. I’d be interested to see a sniper’s take on this.

Jul 01 2010 · 08:42

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