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just ask the bindweed—

the more someone tries to destroy it

the more vigorously it grows

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Even Tonight

In the dark window

twenty pale moths flutter and rise.

This is what moths

are made to do,

to fly toward what they want

and not give up.

In the kitchen light

I watch them crawl

across my reflection.

I imagine flying

toward my own light

and never giving up,

yes, burning all my

excuses, all my stories,

flying into that flame.

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