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True

(Jessica Hornik)

True
solitude: silence
expanding
into every space,
leaving room
for just me, just
you.

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Jessica Hornik is the author of the poetry collection A Door on the River and an associate editor of National Review. Her poems have appeared in The Atlantic, The Times Literary Supplement, The New Criterion, Poetry, and many other publications.

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