Category Archives: Li-Young Lee

SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: LI-YOUNG LEE

By Li-Young Lee: from ALWAYS A ROSE Not for the golden pears, rotten on the ground— their sweetness their secret—not for the scent of their dying did I go back to my father’s house. Not for the grass grown wild … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: LI-YOUNG LEE

By Li-Young Lee: THE GIFT To pull the metal splinter from my palm my father recited a story in a low voice. I watched his lovely face and not the blade. Before the story ended, he’d removed the iron sliver … Continue reading

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