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Maged Zaher

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Maged Zaher

Maged Zaher is the author of six books, including Opting Out: Early, New & Collected Poems: 2000-2015 (Chatwin Books, 2018) and The Consequences of My Body (Nightboat Books, 2016). He lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

by this poet

I'm few deja-vus from repeating my whole life
I need to study the shapes of things before death
Before declaring myself a better failure:
  waiting mostly for files to get uploaded or downloaded.
My movements are by the book.
I will remember history, all of it, before uttering the next