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A Tranquil Place (by Joe DiMino)


We are all touched by something-
a ship
caressed by sea
or slapped against a stone face
with hollows for eyes....

I recall
a buoyancy-
a long time ago,
so tranquil a dare not describe it
the only thing allowed
thoughtless repose....