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Broken Bridges

What stories broken bridges tell:
how wounded stars rained down
how hissing fire splintered limbs,
how frames and beams caved in.

What stories broken forests tell:
how they make and unmake
sever and mend
weep and reach and span

even the hardest ruin.

Ellen Chavez Kelley

Journey, Laos
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