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green sprung spine

a green sprung spine.
one end jammed down
a stick stuck fast,
one end caught up

feel the spine-whip bulge, bend, ache

or

lay down in a lake
drift until the swell lifts
where the spine slides green under
sink your hands back under – feel
for the ripple running through – feel
for the wind raised wave
that may lift you,
may tip you,
may just
reinstate you.