A Quiet Root

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“Green as Fixative, When Nothing Else Stays Fixed” by Jessica Goodfellow

Zoom in
to a firecracker burst of brain:
synapses shimmering red and blue,
neurons flaming the same green
as the shivering northern lights. Zoom out                
to solar winds in pantomime with millions
of oxygen atoms, excited but in decay,

Read it in The Shore

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