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“Symphony In D Minor�: you are lost, scurrying about in a strange (dark?) forest for two full movements, until finally escaping in the third, bursting out into joyous sunlight! No other art form can accomplish this: weird, wild and finally liberating; you must wait for it, wait for it to finally gloriously detonate more than once in this marvelous and wonderful third.

they missed their they missed their time they missed their time for entry into a flat black fast moving sun and they missed fog and heavy brown sand and a cold blowing wind from the north with a high tide and a longed for shore they missed their time of recall they missed the slow soundless circling of a dark speckled hawk they missed the sound of a much traveled wave as it slapped hard against the cold cement of a jutting pier they missed all of these possibilities until the last one finally appeared before them and then they missed that one also

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FLAR Volume 3, Issue 1 Fall / Winter 2015  

FLAR is an independently published literary and art magazine located in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

FLAR Volume 3, Issue 1 Fall / Winter 2015  

FLAR is an independently published literary and art magazine located in Fredericksburg, Virginia.