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Julie Doxsee

And Then I Used Their Roots

"You will lie down in love-hate as you stare at it everyday"

& you will realize I will send you, too,

a nice amount of silly. These illusions are really

a long pacifier of words. Luckily you appear in one of the freckle patterns

you shucked out of the half-moon.

If you stare at the characteristics of my pajamas,

that city, rather than stay its ground, will constellate.


"And Then I Used Their Roots" first appeared in Slope 23.