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Author's note: The first and last sections appeared (in a rather different form) in Poetry Australia as the opening and closing parts of a set called 'Flux and Reflux'. A Few other internal references have been retained, but I view this as really a new poem. T.W.S.
Epigraph: Nous sentons une image de la verite, mais nous ne possedons que le mensonge. PASCAL