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Timothy Liu
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Timothy Liu (Liu Ti Mo) was born in 1965 in San Jose,...
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Hard Evidence

 
by Timothy Liu

A room walled-in by books where the hours withdraw.


At the foot of an unmade bed a bird of paradise.


Motel carpet melted where an iron had been.


His attention anchored to a late night glory hole.


Of janitorial carts no heaviness like theirs.


Desire seen cavorting with the yes inside the no.


A soul kiss swimming solo in an open wound.


The self as church where the whores now gather in.






First published in Volt. Copyright © 1999 by Timothy Liu. Reprinted by permission of the author. All rights reserved.
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