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Annie Kim

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Annie Kim is the author of Into the Cyclorama (Southern Indiana Review Press, 2016), winner of the Michael Waters Poetry Prize. She lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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Soft as a Claude painting, the yellow sky tonight—
trees in the parking lot still thick, though the air, yes,
has an edge, the honey was solid in the jar
when I opened it this morning, found a single ant
frozen in the dunes, stunned by sweetness.
Can you really die of sweetness? Hard