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Since the third or fourth week of Ana, I’ve been thinking about shook foil.

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Shook foil.

The world is charged with the grandeur of God.
It will flame out, like shining from shook foil;
It gathers to a greatness, like the ooze of oil
Crushed. . . .
Gerard Manley Hopkins, “God’s Grandeur

Anthropologie; Center City, Philadelphia.

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