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Poems by Jeffrey Yang
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by Jeffrey Yang

How easy it is to lose oneself
in a kelp forest. Between 
canopy leaves, sunlight filters thru 
the water surface; nutrients
bring life where there'd other-
wise be barren sea; a vast eco-
system breathes. Each 
being being 
being's link.

From An Aquarium by Jeffrey Yang. Copyright © 2008 by Jeffrey Yang. Used by permission of Graywolf Press. All rights reserved.
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