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New Poems by John Grey

New Poems by John Grey

COMING UPON A FUNERAL I saw people suffer where the street ran near to quiet and I heard them weep in Cantonese. I have taken to flicking the light-switch on and off, on and off. And grabbing the cheapest haircut I can find. I am looking for a way to say that I too am sorry. A Chinese restaurant is floating red kites from its roof. The colors are so bloody here, I no longer speak to the horizon. At…

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