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Regina Derieva, from The Sum Total of Violations

The Power of Heaviness

Saint Christopher
hauled the whole weight of the world
over a flowing stream,
and here you are, complaining endlessly
about the unbearable heaviness of being,
and insisting on remembering a bus-conductor
who fined you for travelling without a ticket.