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Abdul Ali

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Abdul Ali

Abdul Ali is the author of Trouble Sleeping (New Issues Press, 2015). He teaches at Towson University and lives in Baltimore, Maryland. 

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here among them  the dead  the others  the aliens
I see you without    coke bottle glasses   a wavy comb over 
your nose buried inside a notebook  over-

flowing with strange sightings   men and women
without a homeland   a library to shelve histories
dreams   the names of rare flowers