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[69] S mall F ires — N agasaki The wind when it comes is warm. There is no home that isn’t leveled or burning. She barely feels the tug on her nipple, or sees the blue-white dribble on her baby’s chin, his swollen belly, the one tree left standing, its trunk and branches a Y incision, its few leaves whispering like witches. Leaning by itself on the sky, the gate of the temple resembles pi, an irrational number. Small fires flicker. Empty, she lets him suckle, the child in her arms who may die or live without her. ...

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ISBN
9780874217971
Related ISBN
9780874217964
MARC Record
OCLC
650341890
Pages
93
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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