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A strange beginning

I didn't know that it would end like this. It had the look of a beginning. Once I'd been there Every place has become a refuge. Memory-sores always bleed at an unexpected time: a brilliant sky, the beginning of wind. Each change of seasons takes its toll. They told you: you must watch out for yourself. It had the look of a beginning. I didn't think that I was capable of moving with such grace. A man likes to wander about among these presences. Now that we're here we have no choice. Sometimes if one lies down in absolute silence one can hear the sea even from here.

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