proximity of blood

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He added, "Currently, the availability and proximity of blood testing facilities is a challenge, globally.
Woman's textual domestic domain in these poems is highly metonymic, since her every move within her budding textual realm leads to the proximity of blood - not quite yet her own blood, even if anecdotally this might be the case, but its own prefiguration in the substance of the poetic image.