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Alone in the kitchen
after midnight
with a small glass
of Sazerac
and a heart full
of wonder,
a woman might
feel herself soften—
softness in her thoughts
and softness in her breath
and softness in the way
she holds her shoulders,
her head—
as if she knows
in this moment
no one needs her
to be anything but
a woman alone
in the kitchen
with a small glass
of Sazerac,
sweet fragrance of anise
tendrillling into her nose.

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