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As I Lay Dying
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sever
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As I Lay Dying
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  • From here they do not appear to violate the surface at all; it is as though it had severed them both at a single blow, the two torsos moving with infinitesimal and ludicrous care upon the surface.
  • Above the ceaseless surface they stand—trees, cane, vines—rootless, severed from the earth, spectral above a scene of immense yet circumscribed desolation filled with the voice of the waste and mournful water.

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  • She severed an artery.
  • She plans to sever the relationship.

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