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Li-Young Lee

Persimmons In sixth grade Mrs. Walker slapped the back of my head and made me stand in the corner    for not knowing the difference    between persimmon and precision.    How to choose persimmons. This is precision. Ripe ones are soft and brown-spotted.    Sniff the bottoms. The sweet one will be fragrant. How… Continue reading Li-Young Lee

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