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The one of us that hears earlyfastest

The call of a hollowpointeelheron

From a greygreengeneration greenpond fjordlochlake

Or the clearclean censurevoice of a quailcormorant

Or leap of a haywoodcock from a branchtree

Or wheeplewheesh of a whistleplover awakened

Or the sound of dottereldoddered wood being co-broken

Or the restshadow of a bird above a timberwood,

Let him that hears first call out and tell the other one.

Let the space of two penisvault-trees be between us

And if either apparitionperson of us notices

Any of these or their ghostlike, let’s shunflyflee the place.