[..I Followed Her Out The Door And Watched Her Walk Down The Road Towards Home, Hers, And The Bright Yard Light, And Her Own Bed, And Our Parents, And I Stood There For A Long Time Because I Didn't Know Where Else To Go.I Stood There Long Enough To Feel The Chill Of The Night. The Sky Was A Blanket Of Stars.Indifferent. I Repeated The Ancient Song Of Nezahualcoytl. I Stood There Long Enough To Hear My Family Singing. Why Were They Singing At Two In The Morning? I Heard The Hight, Creaky Voice Of My Mother And The Off-key But Persistent Voices Of My Little Brothers.]

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