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Call me Snake.
it was older sure than this year's cutting,
Or even last year's or the year's before.
...
The house on the edge of the serious wood
Was aware, was aware
Of why he came there....
Green Snake, when I hung you round my neck
and stroked your cold, pulsing throat
Made of old rags of tongues,
of flesh slipped through the abortionist's knife
you snake thing....
To begin at the beginning: It is spring, moonless night in the small town, starless and bible-black, the cobblestreets silent and ...
My mother said that I never should
Play with the gypsies in the wood,
Take heed, fair Eve! you do not make
Another tempter of this snake;
A marble one so warmed would speak.
O hurry to the ragged wood, for there
I will drive all those lovers out and cry
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Whoever digs a pit will fall into it; and whoever breaks through a wall will be bitten by a snake.
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