Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Martin Rocek: Article 301

The past has spidery fingers
with names such as Samast.
The rancid hate that lingers
turns rage into disgust.

But then, in Istanbul
a hundred thousand link
their arms, defy the rule,
and shout "We're all Hrant Dink!"

Martin Rocek, New York.
Used here by kind permission of the author.

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