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he displaces much of the air in the alley

his tattooed tuart limb
felled by some neural lightning storm
could crush a truck

and yet
big fingers prowl the pallet
as if cats’ heads lifted to sniff the wind
carefully nip cardboard coats at the neck
clutch cases like kittens

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