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The Trader

The quick thumps made 
          me realize he is breaking 
down, little by 
          little –

As opposed to those 
          footsteps of his bolding 
audience – on a 
          rattan chair.

He must have thought
          of fortune as plenty as  Dinorado* .

However, he is a Chinese;
          he had no ornate of
cats, of Buddha, of dragons
          – he is allergic to them.

But he is a Chinese;
          and Chinese believe in
luck, charms, and 

*Dinorado is a rice variety.
Ca. 2007

Copyright © Indio Ramos

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  1. Date: 10/25/2013 5:40:00 PM
    Yeah an excellent poem,nicely created. Welcome to poetrysoup,here is a safe haven where u unleash your talents and have them sharpen by the wonderful older soupers here. Alwaz, Bob-based on beliefs.

    Ramos Avatar Indio Ramos
    Date: 11/3/2013 7:46:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, Bob! Looking forward to post more soon and seeing more of your works!