YIN and CHIANG

symbol for yin and yangThere was once a man.
He was of all places:
Pamir, Bokhara, Samarkand
and the shores of the Aral Sea.

He came to a town and in
that town met a girl.

A woman was this girl.
She was maidenly, modest, and
mischievous, in her quiet, unquiet way.
Shy. Not shy.
She lived in the place of her birth
and thought of herself a girl.
Just a girl.

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