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Between the Hiatus by Maree Jaeger
published in Volume 1, Issue 4 on September 15th, 1994

You would bang at
the closed blue lids of my silence

While, in this makeshift womb
Dionysus, Orpheus and others were
trying to ripen.

Between the hiatus;
gossamer lines stretched
around houses
over oceans
somehow still joined
like stars strung out
on my night sky.

Between the hiatus;
I would look at you
and separate 

your yolk

from my white.

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