Monday, January 01, 2007

Archie Minasian: A Bald Prospect

In our youth
neigbor Sanasar and I
passed for twins.

Now that time has passed,
I wonder if we haven't taken
too long to discover
there's not a hair of truth
between us.

From "Armenian-American Poets: A Bilingual Anthology", ed. and trans. Garig Basmadjian (Detroit, MI: Alex Manoogian Cultural Fund of the Armenian General Benevolent Union, 1976).

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