she was covered up

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the hollow flame ate her
like the clouds of pompeii,
and left nought
but scattered bones
and stiffened lungs.
the charlatan shadows
of sundown
swallowed the shape of her,
and the fugitive footprints fell
where hers had,
in the dark.

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