black rock desert quotes

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the mud
Flies from his hunching wings and beak--my heart,
The blue kingfisher dives on you in fire.
O mud
For watermelons gutted to the crust,
...
We black men seem the sole oasis of simple faith and reverence in a dusty desert of dollars and smartness.
Or were I in the wildest waste,
Sae black and bare, sae black and bare,
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(The black stream, catching on a sunken rock,
Flung backward on itself in one white wave,
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She was watching, fearfully, the effect on herself of the poetry of suffering; the words "no man's land," "star shells," "Boche," ...
In the black of desire
we rock and grunt, grunt and
shine
I saw a crow by Red Rock
standing on one leg
It was the black of your hair
The years are heavy
Sometimes we see a cloud that's dragonish,
A vapor sometimes like a bear or lion,
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But the twelve lie in the sand by the dry rock
Seeing nothing--the sand, the tree, rocks
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