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As we travel on,
we enter a curve:

one of those steep
learning curves

that rise up along
old back roads —

steep, pebble-packed
inclines, ungraded —

that surprise us —
demand our skills

insist we make more
reactionary choices:

speed up, slow down,
brake — or, simply

swerve around.

. . . . . . . .
spb | 26

 

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