The School of Good & Evil

 

The body had a nightmare.

The one whose eyes.

 

That winter. We missed her stark face. 

 

x times y marks the spot

Where humans can’t leave

And mustn’t complain. 

 

Sex is a Nazi. The students all knew.

No. Not from me. Never.

 

 

Source: Index of first lines, Les Murray, Killing the Black Dog: A Memoir of Depression (2011)

 

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