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Mark Statman

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Mark Statman is the author of That Train Again (Lavender Ink, 2015).

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poem
		for Pablo Medina

the danger is not
that he'll take over
my poems
but that when it happens
I won't know

(image of cow, of horse
of cadaver or sleepy river
or a pure and less 
than innocent love)

so when someone points it out
I won't see—
already eaten
devoured