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Cut text borrowed from David Hume's "An inquiry concerning human understanding" (1793).  Background image is a recycled map with major roads in heavy black line and minor ones with thinner black.  Entire map rubbed with black pastel, but the pink lakes and green pastures still show through a bit.

Cut text borrowed from David Hume’s “An inquiry concerning human understanding” (1793). Background image is a recycled map with major roads in heavy black line and minor ones with thinner black. Entire map rubbed with black pastel, but the pink lakes and green pastures still show through a bit.

winter walk_2She is fed
a steady diet
of stars

all her life,

the slow chewing
even on the coldest nights

leading her
to crave
more than just

the flavor on her tongue
of one or two

so that she stands up
at the table
and pushes away her plate

and says

I want to be an astronaut.