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Sam Hamill: Coming to It

A midnight cup of sake,

a strange solitude.

Is this all I’ve become?

Old and alone, bending

over a poem

written in loneliness

by some old Chinese

bag o’ bones

more than a thousand years ago.

Copyright 2018 Sam Hamill

Sam Hamill’s recent books include Crossing the Yellow River: Three Hundred Poems from the Chinese  published by Tiger Bark Press and Habitation: Collected Poems published by Lost Horse Press.

One comment on “Sam Hamill: Coming to It

  1. Robie
    January 10, 2018

    I like to think, in a thousand years, some old guy will be bending over this poem of yours, Sam.

    Liked by 1 person

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