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dangerous thing 

it is a thing that speaks 
eratic movements in the sky 
eyes and skin 
a complicated assembly of matter 
even writes poems 
a thing with a mind 
consisting of concealed frenzies 
and inclined to rule 
frenetically trying 
to rule itself 
can I trust my life to it?


© Anthony Thwaites