Ai Ogawa

[Florence Anthony] (21 October 1947 - 20 March 2010 / Albany, Texas)

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  • *Aishwarya. P* (2/24/2007 12:54:00 AM)

    Read ur poems.nice.


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Cuba, 1962

When the rooster jumps up on the windowsill
and spreads his red-gold wings,
I wake, thinking it is the sun
and call Juanita, hearing her answer,
but only in my mind.
I know she is already outside,
breaking the cane off at ground level,
using only her big hands.
I get the machete and walk among the cane,

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