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Charles Simic
Charles Simic
Charles Simic was born on May 9, 1938, in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, where...
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Watermelons

 
by Charles Simic

Green Buddhas
On the fruit stand.
We eat the smile
And spit out the teeth.






From Return to a Place Lit By a Glass of Milk, by Charles Simic. Published by George Braziller. Copyright © 1974. All rights reserved. Used by permission.
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