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The way gave birth to the one

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  the way
gave
birth

to the one
one
gave
birth
to two
two
gave
birth
to three
three
gave
birth
to millions
  the millions
carry
the shade
on their backs
turning
their bellies
up toward
the bright sun
blending
positive
and negative,
they breathe
taking
life
from the blend,
balancing
one
may
swell
by
losing
one
may
lose
by
gaining
what
another

teaches,
let me
borrow
the violent
do not
reach
a natural
ending
I
take
this
as a guide
to my own
teaching
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