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Early In The Morning

While the long grain is softening
in the water, gurgling
over a low stove flame, before
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  • Angela Topping (10/22/2006 6:13:00 PM)

    This is a really lovely understated poem. I have just introduced a year 10 class to it and they loved it. So do I.

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  • Michael Tonkin (4/4/2005 12:13:00 PM)

    I have just discovered Li-Young Lee and I shall not let him go. Oh what poetry.

  • Michael Shepherd (3/18/2005 11:50:00 AM)

    This took my breath away...before I shouted with joy...

  • Mya Meriweather (9/19/2004 7:53:00 PM)

    The images near the end of his father loving to uno his mother's hair is my favorite part of the poem.

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