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You Touch Me


You touch me.

One by one

In each cell of my body

A hearth comes on.


X.J. Kennedy



From Cross Ties: Selected Poems (University
of Georgia Press, 1985), copyright (c) 1985
by X. J. Kennedy. For permission to reprint,
transmit by internet, or for any other purpose,
address Curtis Brown Ltd., Ten Astor Place,
New York, NY 10003.



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