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Tomás Q. Morín

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Tomás Q. Morín is the author of A Larger Country (Copper Canyon Press, 2012). He teaches at St. Edward’s University and lives in San Marcos, TX.

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The old man sitting out front
on the empty patio eating
fried chicken or something or other,
bought up the block probably, and not
from the house of sushi
we were entering,
didn’t inspire confidence exactly,
but when you returned
from the wall of fame to our table