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Certain stars blossom

brief, brilliant
 

auras, then dull

into a black theory.

 

I learn this

can occur in a single

 

fall. Collapse,

the ferocious appetite

 

of gravity, I learn

how brightly

 

the eyes of the hunted

gleam.

 

 

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