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Emily Hunt

Emily Hunt is the author of Dark Green (The Song Cave, 2015). She lives in San Francisco, California.

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Property

There are these flowers
with centers like liquid

hollows up close
and the outline

melts like a trick.
An illusion is usually

dark by the end.
An illusion is thin

curving for some
spark, along it to trace

a straight
shot to the rigged

bones of the plot,
to drink the quiet, like dirt.