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October 2019
 
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Stratification 3

by Richard Tornello


Uplifted crust of an idea.
    (all chemical)
Volcanic eruption
Boiling inner mind
    (all chemical)
Memory subducted, folded
    (all chemical)
In with other crustal plates of memory
    (all chemical)
Driven downward to be
Melted anew.
    (all chemical)
A memory built upon
The foundations of the old
    (all chemical)
Or like the permafrost
To melt when the heat
Of earthen reality is focused?
    (all chemical)


© 2007 Richard Tornello

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