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#10 - Settle - Fifty Poem Challenge
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#10 - Settle
I've been thumbing through Gertrude Stein's Tender Buttons and found the following: "An elegant settlement a very elegant settlement is more than of consequence" (from the section labeled 'A Seltzer Bottle'). 

    To settle eloquently
though two may settle down
rendering the two open
to all consequences
settle eloquently to all
outward appearances
eloquently place each word
that its consequence
settles

    Once the elegance has settled
And you wade through 
the very dust
elegantly
eloquently settling

    Settling up subsequently
up with the past
pulling roots
once put down
in the very settlement's soil
soiled again

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