„I thought my fireplace dead
and stirred the ashes.
I burned my fingers.“

Fonte: Border of a Dream: Selected Poems

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Variante: Don't celebrate yet, Ms. Lane. Don't believe anything is dead until you've burned it, poked around in its ashes, and then waited a day or two to see if anything rises from them.
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