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Mistakes of God.

No one can be with you on the inside. Do not mistake this for God, it is your own nature. The trees at night look like a blackened man and fill your heart with restless clouds. Do not mistake this for God, it is pathos. Oaths have radiance. Do not mistake this for God, it is an ideal. I clap when I see you. Do not mistake this for God, I am showing you I have no weapon. Death is cold. Do not mistake this for God, it is lead, lead is chilly. The suppliant being bends and is broken. This you may mistake for God.
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Author:Carson, Anne
Publication:The American Poetry Review
Date:Jan 1, 1993
Words:106
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