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He opens the door and
steps forward, putting his foot
on pieces of salt that
she had left on the ground
in a fit of madness and
she looked past the sand and onto
the sea. She tells him that
he knows the place where
she is looking, but he doesn’t
believe and can see fantasies
of her bones falling apart and
everyone will storm the castle
and let him be
the lord finally, robes are flowing
in the wind, like they know what
it means to be east in the morning.