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Aleksandar Ristovic

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Aleksander Ristovic is the author of Devil's Lunch: Selected Poems (Faber & Faber, 2000).

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How strange will be my death, of which I've been thinking since childhood:
A sedentary old man leaving a small-town library
leans to one side and eventually collapses on the lawn.

I've every reason to believe that I'll experience what the others have experienced
while I climb the stairs carrying my