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April 20, 2012

the brisket sits in the dark refrigerator
soaking up salt and spices
waiting for the morning
when smoke and heat and time
will swirl around it for hours on end
until it becomes something wholly other
and its anxious caretaker
puts it between his teeth
to see what his labors hath wrought

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