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Mountains by William Gibbons

The Ceremony

Kia Hayes

i smell sandalwood
and roasted bird

in the distance a
family of worshippers
sing song their way
to an evening’s meal

a child screeches in
disobedient tones octaves
belly full of mischief

he wants to return to the sea.

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