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Song of Embodied Cognition and Paper Nautilus: Two New Poems From Jen Rouse

Song of Embodied Cognition Remarkably, you have the ability to at once feel and ignore the way we are here.

Two centers of impact—hunt and disconnect. You cannot hold, carry, or comfort.

I understand the floor of the sea suits you.  I send down these missives carved in sand—

ghost crabs lost in the moon pools, the tide marking its spot

like I used to claim my place on your skin.  I remember

everything. But the

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