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      "and hugged her / as an animal would, pressing my forehead against her,/ walking in circles, moaning, touching her cheek" Waving Goodbye by Gerald Stern from This Time: New and Selected Poems (1979 @ WW Norton) http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/poem/23517

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