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The Killer

after A'yunini
Careful	my knife drills your soul
	      listen, whatever-your-name-is
	      One of the wolf people
listen	I'll grind your saliva into the earth
listen	I'll cover your bones with black flint
listen	 " " " " " " feathers
listen	" " " " " " rocks
Because you're going where it's empty
listen	the black earth will hide you, will
	      find you a black hut
	      Out where it's dark, in that country
listen	I'm bringing a box for your bones
	      A black box
	      A grave with black pebbles
listen	your soul's spilling out
listen	it's blue


After Claire Goll's French version and James Mooney's [1891] English version

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