October 10, 2019

Timothy Liu

WITHDRAWAL

Do they serve
turkey in Turkey

is a question

no one asks
on the highway

out of Raqqa—

from Poets Respond
October 10, 2019

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Timothy Liu: “As a child, I often wondered why things were named what they were named or spelled as they were spelled (remember ‘colonel’ or ‘bologna’?). As an adult, I find myself musing on slippages of language bordering on the absurd.” (web)

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