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The windows sucked them up The pavement had mouths that Ate them Urban vanishment (Hernandez Panoramas 28)
And so it goes on, past lovers and the drive-in movie, and the scent of linen, past the oldest trees and the "slaughterhouse with its fly-covered/ Windows"--all part of us now, or more humbly, we, a part of them in the great vanishment.
He equally bravely faces the fact that the burning is death, for either one dies or one's world dies: "either way you choose will bring the same / result, nothingness and the vanishment of // what was" (93).