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Novica Tadić
A two-legged bag
stops me on the street
and asks me
                 what I'm carrying
in bags
under my arm
carrying carrying carrying

Nothing
Nothing
Nothing
Dead Nightingale
Dead Hen

From Dark Things. Copyright © 2009 by Charles Simic. Used with permission of BOA Editions, Ltd.

From Dark Things. Copyright © 2009 by Charles Simic. Used with permission of BOA Editions, Ltd.

Novica Tadić