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Lev Yashin

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 1 The man in black
“The Octopus”
with the feline vertebrae
whose elastic muscles flexed
with lithe perfection
to slide through skin
into legend
smooth
like the decadent slide
of a jazz trombone.

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