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Autobiography

Rating: 3.6

I was born in 1902
I never once went back to my birthplace
I don't like to turn back
at three I served as a pasha's grandson in Aleppo
at nineteen as a student at Moscow Communist University
at forty-nine I was back in Moscow as the Tcheka Party's guest
and I've been a poet since I was fourteen
some people know all about plants some about fish
I know separation
some people know the names of the stars by heart

I recite absences
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Subhas Chandra Chakra 04 January 2018

A classic poem to describe life lived with so much introspection, with so much details. Enjoyed reading your painful painting of a sensible life.10++±

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