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Friday, April 29, 2005

Crossroads Dream

The dream always ends with

the devil at

the crossroads and

the storefronts along

the roads are exactly

that, facades behind which

no faces peer out, no witnesses

to what transpires when

paths cross, when travelers part

company or dreamers

wake or memory returns hungry

from the hunt.

But Old Scratch

waits and watches fully

imagined by any

traveler with an itch, which

is to say any traveler,

imagined, dreamed, remembered

no matter, the meeting

comes and no one is