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Kim Young

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Kim Young

Kim Young is the author of Night Radio (University of Utah Press, 2012), winner of the Agha Shahid Ali Poetry Prize and finalist for the 2014 Kate Tufts Discovery Award. She is the founding editor of the online literary journal Chaparral. Young teaches at California State University, Northridge, and lives in Los Angeles.

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For my daughter

When the tigers come, you might drive and drive, inhaling hits of smoke from the mouths of homeless men, pulling long muumuus from garbage cans, rolling your own cigarettes from tobacco tins. When the tigers come, you might