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Adam Strauss

Answering Unchecked


The redder fetlock. The lock red from rust.
Headlock. Better lock the shock.
The letter deadlock: blood rust-red.
Narrative: the letter was like a lock; that there was
A fetlock at-all was a shock. The letter said see.
Letter said be read be dead: how locked, head locked.
Shock, an answer, couldn’t be read: head better dead to the letter.
Locked: opening: unshock of let-her. The rust of the weathervane.

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