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Paradox for Supper





slicing ginger,

I think about

not thinking

about the news,

how I would then

sit down

at dinner

and look

around the table

at my family

and enjoy

this peanut sauce

on brown rice,


and for a while

I am two women

in one skin—

one who stews

about the supreme court,

one who thrills

in the hot pepper oil,

the way it blazes

on the tongue.



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