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Patrizia Valduga

From nerves veins valves ventricles
from tendons cartilage nerves ducts
from follicles nerves ribs clavicles …
from every pore my soul erupts.

— Patrizia Valduga, from “One Hundred Quatrains,” trans. Geoffrey Brock, Poetry (December 2007)

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