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Call me Snake.
Dead mountain mouth of carious teeth that cannot spit
Here one can neither stand nor lie nor sit
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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....
Rumble thy bellyful! Spit, fire! Spout, rain!
Nor rain, wind, thunder, fire are my daughters.
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And thou, all-shaking thunder,
Strike flat the thick rotundity o' the world!
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Sure enough, moving, the thunder became men,
Ten thousand, men hewn and tumbling,
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Take heed, fair Eve! you do not make
Another tempter of this snake;
A marble one so warmed would speak.
Whoever digs a pit will fall into it; and whoever breaks through a wall will be bitten by a snake.
The Lord killeth, and maketh alive; he bringeth down to the grave,
and bringeth up.
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