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the only sure way
to heaven
i know
is to drink
deeply
from
the devil’s
well
and smile
as
throat and belly
liver and toes
all shrivel
in delight
to be consumed
by its fire
’til all that remains
is the smoke
of me
free
to drift
untethered
on
wings
of
gypsy
violins

(originally published July 12, 2012, on allpoetry.com)

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