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FURTHER READING
Poems by Hoa Nguyen
Autumn Poem 2012
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Swell

 
by Hoa Nguyen

Swell     you can dream more   the earth
swells      seeds pop
I glance at the prize
eyes closed in the glancing

It's not a time to run
I wear soft shoes
and it took a long time
to walk here

Insects nudge me in my dreams
like the 5 honey bees plus
the strange one
Intelligent bee glances buzzing

to say   Let me out    The fake
lights confuse us
confuses the source

Worker bee buzzed my neck
directly   me not turning off
lamps fast enough

Please
     just open the door
to the sun









Copyright 2011 by Hoa Nguyen. Used with permission of the author.
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