Joanne Kyger

(19 November 1934)

Night Palace - Poem by Joanne Kyger

'The best thing about the past

is that it's over'

when you die.

you wake up

from the dream

that's your life.

Then you grow up

and get to be post human

in a past that keeps happening

ahead of you


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, January 10, 2012

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