A 516: etext transcription

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We talked with
each other about
each other
Though neither of
us spoke -
We were listening
to the seconds
And the Hoofs of
the Clock -
Pausing in Front
of our Palsied
Time compassion
took -
Arks of Reprieve
he offered to us -
- Ararats - we took -