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Fine Wind, Clear Morning by John Landry
published in Volume 2, Issue 3 on May 21, 1995

some day after the wind 
and the rain and gravity 
have flattened Fuji and all 
the woodblock prints are eaten
a dream will still remember
and 10,000 children will pile 
on top of one another
to imitate its shape

not ever afraid of silence
above the tree line
my hat and red bandanna
the only shade there is
until a cloud comes by
like a friend to lay a hand
on my sad shoulder
or a stranger not walking
when the sign says WALK
to lay a dollar in
a stranger's paper cup

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