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sustain
used in Running in the Family

only 1 use
  • Don't talk to me about Matisse ....
    the European style of 1900, the tradition of the studio
    where the nude woman reclines forever
    on a sheet of blood
     Talk to me instead of the culture generally—
    how the murderers were sustained
    by the beauty robbed of savages: to our remote
    villages the painters came, and our white-washed
    mud-huts were splattered with gunfire.
     HIGH FLOWERS
    The slow moving of her cotton
    in the heat.
    Hard shell of foot.
    She chops the yellow coconut
    the...
    p. 86.3

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