Timothy Liu Poems

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1.
Hard Evidence

A room walled-in by books where the hours withdraw.


At the foot of an unmade bed a bird of paradise.
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2.
Blind Date

Blind Date
Scrabble tiles spilled
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3.
An Evening Train

whistles past hacked-down fields of corn,
heading towards a boy who whittles
an effigy of himself. We go on sleeping
through sirens and crimson strobes
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4.
Exsultate Jubilate

fire in that square floodlit by crimson

gels left onstage a floating red silk
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5.
The Honeymoon

The Honeymoon
My body is not
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6.
Almost There

Hard to imagine getting
anywhere near another semi-
nude encounter down this concrete
slab of interstate, the two of us
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7.
The Silence

She took the spareribs out of the oven
and set them steaming on a plate
before leaving her apartment.
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8.
During One of Mahler's Endless Adagios

During One of Mahler's Endless Adagios
The crinkled crackling
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9.
Holding Pattern

Intermittent wet under
cloud cover, dry
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10.
Occupied

Occupied
when he unzipped
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