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Kerry James Evans

Kerry James Evans

Kerry James Evans is the author of Bangalore (Copper Canyon). He lives in Tallahassee, Florida.

Refrain


there is a song
and in it my boyhood self

walks home apples
ripening in brown sacks

two cans of knockoff
butterbeans a runny

nose and a shoe
in need of mending

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there is a song
no guitar can play

and it sounds like flour
sifted over a pan like lightning

never leaving a cloud
a lover who never speaks

too loud it hums like lips
on the skin of a drum

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