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from the October 2005 issue

What Are Those Things

-- What are those things
that shine in the sky,
-- I asked my mother.


-- Bees, she answered


Every night since then,
my eyes eat honey.


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The two preceding poems in this sequence were originally published in La Palabra Florida,Year 2, No. 4, p. 23, Mexico, Winter l997.
 

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