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Poetry A Tribute to Lewis Warsh


i.m. Lewis Warsh

What is it that,

in the face of death,

lets you find yourself

sitting in a chair

with happiness all around you

and in you and of you,

as if you were a dog

whose master is petting your head

and telling you how good

you are, forever?


Ron Padgett

Ron Padgett’s most recent book is Non praticare il cannibalismo (Do Not Practice Cannibalism), a selected poems in Italian translation, from Del Vecchio Editore.


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MARCH 2021

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