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in public I will drift...
anonymous  Marco Tovares


and all these people that  
i do not know  
and they don't know me, too.  
so here in public, i  
can by some godlike dispensation then 
defy the laws of nature: here,  
in public, i will drift  
through the unseeing crowds 
unseen, anonymous,  
a ghost invisible to all,  
yet they will clear, as if by instinct still,  
a path to let me through themselves -- 
kind gestures normally reserved 
for any obstacle that bars  
their way, be it a monument 
or garbage can -- 
	I am condemned to wander 
until they tell me which.

Jonathan Bohrn (1998)
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