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Looks for a block of solid wood.
Chooses one picks it up lets it fall.
Chooses another picks it up walks in a circle one two three circles.
Says With this weight I can walk drops it again.
Kneels down sands up down up down up down.
Sticks in a chisel carves a chunk now it’s a hole and takes forever.
Sands the inside hand runs across wants no splinters.
Looks at the hand no splinters there considers the job done.
Goes into the street box on back and walks walks walks.
Lays the box on the ground and puts mother and father inside.
Heats wax between hands and wax is soft and carefully covers holes and smooths presses and it’s a solid block.
Lies under to sleep snoring cedar candles carnation the wax goes cold.
Gets up carries the box on shoulders and With this weight I can walk and walks.
Thinks the lung it swells breathes and tears it all apart.
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