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Lifespans

Lifespans Rochelle Hurt for Shannon [1988–2000] 41\02%04.9&N 80\31%48.5&W in Can one be possessed by the ghosts of a road? Mahoning County, Ohio, to 40\59%57.2&N 80\24%30.6&W in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania [250 – 238 million years ago] Sediment In the quiet water of the swamps, layers of silt and clay and mats You don’t think about how you came to be — not in the of thick vegetation (peat) accu- dawn of your being. Before you are fully formed and mulated. As the rivers changed your edges are solidified, time doesn’t move in the usual course or the sea rose to cover the low delta areas, the sediments way. It unfurls and refurls around you in flares of orange were buried by new sequences of and green and brown and blue. You are sensing this, peat, sand, and mud. (Pennsyl- which is to say you are feeling it, which is to say you are vania Department of Conserva- tion and Natural Resources) alive. It is a way of sense-making. Still, in this kind of time, what is to separate you from another? Brush from Several times, the shallow sea rock from flesh from feather from bedded-down dirt rose and deposited marine clays http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Prairie Schooner University of Nebraska Press

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Abstract

Rochelle Hurt for Shannon [1988–2000] 41\02%04.9&N 80\31%48.5&W in Can one be possessed by the ghosts of a road? Mahoning County, Ohio, to 40\59%57.2&N 80\24%30.6&W in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania [250 – 238 million years ago] Sediment In the quiet water of the swamps, layers of silt and clay and mats You don’t think about how you came to be — not in the of thick vegetation (peat) accu- dawn of your being. Before you are fully formed and mulated. As the rivers changed your edges are solidified, time doesn’t move in the usual course or the sea rose to cover the low delta areas, the sediments way. It unfurls and refurls around you in flares of orange were buried by new sequences of and green and brown and blue. You are sensing this, peat, sand, and mud. (Pennsyl- which is to say you are feeling it, which is to say you are vania Department of Conserva- tion and Natural Resources) alive. It is a way of sense-making. Still, in this kind of time, what is to separate you from another? Brush from Several times, the shallow sea rock from flesh from feather from bedded-down dirt rose and deposited marine clays

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Prairie SchoonerUniversity of Nebraska Press

Published: Dec 21, 2019

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