A Proofread Life Has No Action Verbs

The fog in my head
is not the one
in yours
that won’t clear. When

there’s nothing left
to hoard, a crack
in the marble will run
the length of the promenade

till it splits open—
a seam of unused words
packed in the foundation
like worms.

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