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This poem is taken from PN Review 163, Volume 31 Number 5, May - June 2005.

Yellow Robert Rehder

The edge is always dangerous.
You're on your own.

Sulphur yellow

Why is the most inventive, radical American poetry
Being written in Corminboeuf?

Nickel yellow

The rain forest is nothing
Compared to the strangeness of our behaviour.

Naples yellow

Accepting responsibility
For our phantasies is where we fail.

Lemon yellow japanese

Jerry Fodor hates relativism
More than he hates anything

Strontium yellow

Except, maybe, fibreglass power boats.
I love hate

Flanders yellow
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