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The Japanese Wife

Rating: 2.8

O lord, he said, Japanese women,
real women, they have not forgotten,
bowing and smiling
closing the wounds men have made;
but American women will kill you like they
tear a lampshade,
American women care less than a dime,
they’ve gotten derailed,
they’re too nervous to make good:
always scowling, belly-aching,

disillusioned, overwrought;
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Yiyan Han 06 December 2020

Will American women run after you, just wonder ;))

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Dr Antony Theodore 24 September 2020

it was the first time I realized that she was dead, even though I buried her; and some day I’ll take them all out again, all the tan-faced little people sitting happily by their bridges and huts realization. a fine poem. tony

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