If you dissect a bird
To diagram the tongue
You’ll cut the chord
Articulating song.
 
If you flay a beast
To marvel at the mane
You’ll wreck the rest
From which the fur began.
 
If you pluck out the heart
To find what makes it move,
You’ll halt the clock
That syncopates our love.

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