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Atlas & Alice | Issue 3, Spring 2015

Five of— They say that the heart derived from the cup the pouring over and over of water from one to the other Cups are beginnings and endings as well The water threatens sometimes to engulf consume absorb taste and swallow Cups are happiness and honesty and nine ways that a wish might come true if it was known how to make the wish at all Sometimes the clouds swell From the clouds came rain and washed it all Down came the rain and washed the spider Out of everything there is little understood of the water It is here and there and sometimes when the cross is placed we find ourselves wanting to hand

The cups are passed from hand Hand to hand One cup to

the next We find loss always where we least expect it

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Atlas and Alice Literary Magazine  

Issue 3 | Spring 2015

Atlas and Alice Literary Magazine  

Issue 3 | Spring 2015

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