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And Like Music, the Mouth (excerpt)

Matt Yurdana

That something so beautiful brings back
the simplest things: taxis, warm rain, broken glass,
makes him think that behind our every action
and even our smallest thoughts,
there is music.

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"And Like Music, the Mouth" by Matt Yurdana from Public Gestures, published by University of Tampa Press. Copyright © 2005 by Matt Yurdana. Reprinted with the permission of University of Tampa Press.


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