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2 Poems by Yuan Changming

Hocus Pocus

This [bread] is no other than

Jesus’ flesh

This [horse’s open mouth] is

Vaisvanara

This [word] has

A magic power

This [fish head] brings

Courage & posterity

This [fluid] cures

All diseases

This [sequence of syllables] drives away

All evils & devils

This [ritual] ensures

Good weather & good harvest

This [hat/hood] guarantees

Purity, loyalty

This [flag] leads right

To paradise

This [man] is Continue reading “2 Poems by Yuan Changming”

Two Poems by Beth Gordon

Contrapuntal: In Which We Swallow Insects While Contemplating Environmental Apocalypse

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