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Karena Youtz

from The Transfer Tree

The Black Fire

In blackness on blackness at the grass's green edge

a campfire


teepee of wood

Black fire erupts

crystalline polyhedron night-permeated

appears multiple two tetrahedrons base

to base transparent through one another

red &

black in the fire

no figures


In the fire the alphabet

becomes permanent and cleansed

To adapt to [t]his alphabet

the researcher pushes me into flames

Absent letters

from my body