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This poem is taken from PN Review 277, Volume 50 Number 5, May - June 2024.

Four Poems Éireann Lorsung
Waterway connecting the city to the sea: image and commentary

Contrary
to popular
opinion it
exists
for reasons
other than
to home
the weird
dog-faced
dolphins
left stranded
in fresh
water at
the end
of the late
middle ages.
– to support the production
of flax, which must ret
...


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