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Carolyn Forché - The Visitor

In Spanish he whispers there is no time left. 
It is the sound of scythes arcing in wheat,
the ache of some field song in Salvador.
The wind along the prison, cautious
as Francisco's hands on the inside, touching 
the walls as he walks, it is his wife's breath
slipping into his cell each night while he
imagines his hand to be hers.  It is a small country.

There is nothing one man will not do to another.

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Poet: Carolyn Forché
Poem: The Visitor
Volume: The Country Between Us
Year: Published/Written in 1979
Poem of the Day: Sep 19 2008

Comment 65 of 65, added on March 26th, 2017 at 4:27 AM.
Ik heb wel echt trek

Ik heb wel echt trek als ik iets oversla, maar neem m’n tujotndosrese in de middag soms te laat, omdat ik dan te druk ben! Da’s ook niet de bedoeling natuurlijk, maar ja. Maar: netjes Milou! Jij hoefde ook niks kwijt te raken, hè?!

Sondi from Dominican Republic
Comment 64 of 65, added on March 22nd, 2017 at 6:29 AM.
Test, just a test

Hello. And Bye.

XRumerTest from Cuba
Comment 63 of 65, added on March 21st, 2017 at 8:33 AM.
Test, just a test

Hello. And Bye.

XRumerTest from Korea, South

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