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Novica Tadić

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Novica Tadić, born in Montenegro in 1949, was a Serbian poet and the author of over a dozen poetry collections, including Dark Things (BOA Editions, 2009) and Night Mail: Selected Poems (Oberlin College Press, 1992). He was the recipient of several major Serbian literary awards, including the Laureat Nagrade. He died in 2011.

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poem
A two-legged bag
stops me on the street
and asks me
                 what I'm carrying
in bags
under my arm
carrying carrying carrying

Nothing
Nothing
Nothing
Dead Nightingale
Dead Hen