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1 Once we had crossed the threshold of the gate
2 not used by souls whose twisted love
3 tries to make the crooked way seem straight,
4 I knew that it had shut by its resounding.
5 And had I turned my eyes to look,
6 how could I have excused my fault?
7 We were climbing through a crevice in the rock,
8 which first bent one way, then another,
9 like a wave that ebbs and then comes rushing back,

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