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For the hurt of my poor people I am hurt;                      I mourn, and dismay has taken hold of me.            Is there no balm in Gilead?                            —Jeremiah 8.21-22So much vanishes. A glacier, a species, a friend.A tattered shirt on a clothesline, in an erasing breeze.September 11, January 6.A hole that weighs too much,an absence that lumbers around like a… Continue reading Free List