the there and here of her

In Filipino, we say swak to mean how accurate, how god damn precise.

Sixty
Philip Booth

Spring hills, dark contraries:
a glade in a fall valley,
its one flower steeped with sun.

The there and here of her.
The soft where.
The sweet closeness when.

From dreams awake to turn her.
Remembering, remembering.
And now again. Again.

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