[all the stopping and starting]
all the stopping and starting 
wears out the parts I
point out to Patrick a
metal beam holding part of
Gloucester up and rusting and

he withers I walk back
to the car and he’s
already there another time I
was already at the car
when he walked back another

time I’m the only thing
on fire in a room
or the only thing not
in the room the book
he’s reading snapping closed open 
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