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Blas Falconer

And you,
who cannot keep still, who can never
look back, where will you go next?
How will I find you?

Can you feel the world pull
apart, the seams loosen?
What, tell me, will keep it whole,

if not you? if not me?

—  Blas Falconer, from “Dear Friend,” A Question of Gravity and Light (University of Arizona Press, 2007)  

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