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The Earth And You (by Joe DiMino)

We are joined at the hip;
at the very core of time
sits the seed
of our perpetual return-

So trust
the deepening night
to have its healing way-
slip quietly
from the hot canvas
of day
running off in a cooling trickle-
separated in sleep
we are reconstituted
to be awakened
a fresh pallet
of prime and color.