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Intensities of IV or Less
a rattle of glass
the house shaking
as if a large truck
were driving past
The earth shifts and we
can feel its movements
hundreds of miles away
far above the settling layers
and beyond the epicenter
At this safe distance
we find only traces of the fury
a rolling pebble
a rattling tree branch
a crackling in the telephone line
How close do we need to be
and what needs to fall on our heads
before we can begin to understand
that no one is safe on the surface
when subterranean factions try to settle
She thought about just giving up on
the idea of going to the party, but
when she considered alternatives ...
Everyone agreed about where the wall came from. It was what was left of an old grocery store...
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