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Mario Benedetti

This night, / another night / you’ll be / lukewarm you’ll be within reach of my eyes, / already far away from the absence that doesn’t belong to us. — Mario Benedetti, from “Your elevation,” Only in the Meantime & Office Poems. (Host Publications, January 1, 2006)

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