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&,,.@&#.¨, STILL  BURNS US STRANGELY. BUT WITH  THE ¨,.,¤¨,,..
,§..#,§#., SUNSET THE AIR  COMES  RAINING BACK DOWN §,,,.&¨¨.,
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¨¨,#..¤,¤@ CARRIES WITH  IT  SMELLS FROM  FAR AWAY, ,,#,,.¨£,¨
,,¨.&,.¨§@ COLOURFUL SPARKS FOR THE IMAGINATION,  A ..¨£.¨.¨#,
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¨¨.§,..,¨£ TAKE  ME  SERIOUSLY  AND  I   FEAR  THEY .£,,...¨§.
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.#¨.¨.¤.¨. TAKE OTHER PEOPLE. BUT  I  DO  LEAD THEM ##,¨@¨,¨.,
,¨§,,¨.&.¨ SAFELY     FORWARD,     EVERY     NIGHT. #&#¨,£,¨¨.
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,,,.,,@¨¨, THE  CORNER   HAVE  STOPPED,   SHOUTING, @,..&@@¨¨#
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,&£¤¨¨@.&@ BOOK OF STARS,   IS   A   COMBINED  MAP, @,¨¤,,&,¨¨
¨§,@§¨,,§# CALENDAR  AND  TIMEPIECE AS LONG  AS YOU ¨¤¨¨&,,§¨.
¨,,#¤@..&¨ KNOW  WHAT  YEAR IT IS.  EVERY PAGE IS A ¨,£,¨¤.,&.
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&,,¨,¤£§¨. BELOW WHICH ARE WRITTEN  COORDINATES  IN ¤,¨¨¤,.&..
¨#,.,#,@&. BOTH  SPACE  AND  TIME. A LOT  OF IT  IS #¤..¨#,.&.
,,§,.,.£§& APPLICABLE ON EARTH,  BUT  NOT  ALL.  IT @¤@,,,&,,&
@..§.¨,&.¤ HINTS  OF  OTHER  PLACES  -  SOME  STARS &¨@§¨,¨#.¨
,#¨.§¨..,@ REORDERED,  SOME  NAMES  I  HAVE   NEVER ..¤¤@¨¨¨§.
¨.#,,@¨,¨& HEARD.   SOMETIMES    THE    DATES   ARE ,.§.¤¤¨¨.&
£,.¤,,#,¨, IMPOSSIBLE.                              ¨¨¨¨¤£§¨¨¨
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,.¤,.£,¨&, THOSE PAGES ARE  EXACTLY WHAT I SCRAMBLE ¨#.¨.¨§&¤,
¨¨,&.¨#,.& FOR RIGHT  NOW. I'VE  STOPPED BREATHING. ,,¤,¨,&,@@
&.¨,£..¤,¨ I SLING OPEN  THE BOOK  OF  STARS A  BIT ¨¨¨#,¨.,&§
##,,.¤,.#. TOO QUICK, SPILLING ALL MY NOTES  ON THE ...,&¨.¨§,
@§#,..@¨,# GROUND. ONE LANDS  ON  MY FOOT, IT IS  A £..,.@,¨,,
@¨&@.,.&,. DRAWING  OF  A  MUSCLE COW, BUT I  COULD ¤§¨.,.&¨,¨
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