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Gary Snyder
uncjaf

Even as I write this email to Gary Snyder
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my instinct is to crush them; two ants, one is dead,  
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carried across the hard-wood floor by the other who cleans up the
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"wrecking of the world."
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One, two, one after another black bodies pile,
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and If I kill these ants who will carry them home?
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If I kill and keep killing they will keep coming and I
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will kill them too and eventually there will be nothing.
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who will carry my body when I am crushed
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by the weight of this unnatural thing?
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16 Feb 07


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gary snyder, japhy ryder. still better than this poem.
 — qbert

I would imagine he is
 — uncjaf

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