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Wendy Xu

I know falling
to my knees still means something.
The basin of cool water still answers
the moon. Here you are. Here
you have always been.

— Wendy Xu, from “Auditorium Poem,” You Are Not Dead. (Cleveland State University Press Poetry Center 2013)

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