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  • the fabric of the forest

    The fabric of the forest sopps up mud

    and decomposting bones.

    The fabric of the forest has buttons

    of huckleberries, salmon berries, and blue pinecones.

    The fabric of the forest is tender,

    like a wet pamphlett whispering a warning in french.

    The fabic of the forest is a kingdom

    of teeth.

    The fabric of the forest breaths constant and blind 

    while animals tear it apart.

    The fabric of the forest sifts sunlight

    like soft cheese being graded.

    The fabric of the forest snaps like lightning.

    The fabric of the forest smells 

    like mother's hair.

    The fabric of the forest will eat you.

    The fabric of the forest always listens.

    The fabric of the forest moves at the pace of

    a perfect terrorist dictator.

    The fabric of the forest brushess the teeth of rocks

    and washes the hair of strangers.