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Negar Emrani

Somewhere between ‘I love you’ and ‘but’
is mankind, a giant loneliness strolling
through an even greater loneliness.

— Negar Emrani, from “Somewhere Between the World and the Mirror,” (trans. Kaveh Akbar) “Three Poems,” Asymptote Journal

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