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Li-Young Lee Poems

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by Lee, Li-Young
 I've pulled the last of the year's young onions. 
The garden is bare now. The ground is cold, 
brown and old. What is left of the day flames 
in...Read More



by Lee, Li-Young
 Sad is the man who is asked for a story
and can't come up with one.

His five-year-old son waits in his lap.
Not the same story, Baba. A new one.
The man...Read More