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Drunken Winter

Joseph Ceravolo

Oak oak! like like
it then
   cold some wild paddle
so sky then;
flea you say
“geese geese” the boy
June of winter
of again
Oak sky

from The Green Lake is Awake: Selected Poems of Joseph Ceravolo. Copyright © 1994 by the Estate of Joseph Ceravolo.

Joseph Ceravolo

by this poet



Leaped at the caribou. My son looked at the caribou. The kangaroo leaped on the fruit tree. I am a white man and my children are hungry which is like paradise. The doll is sleeping. It lay down to creep into the plate. It was clean and flying.


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