Poetry & Migration #4: Ana Božičević
As part of “Because We Come From Everything: Poetry & Migration,” the first formalized programming of the Poetry Coalition, Milkweed Editions, Coffee House Press, Graywolf Press, and Birds, LLC have partnered to curate a selection of poems on the theme of migration. A new poem will be distributed each Thursday in March and April, online and in Pocket Poem size at several Minneapolis and St. Paul independent bookstores.
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I never want to get any
More new things.
I wanna wear out these shoes white
And walk on the rug till it’s perfectly
To wear the shoes dark
Walking on an abyss that’s been worn out
The shoes carry me,
I can’t help it,
I fly above the desert with no name
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“Migration” from Joy of Missing Out by Ana Božičević. Copyright © 2017 by Ana Božičević. Reprinted with the permission of Birds, LLC; Minneapolis, Minnesota; New York, New York; Raleigh, North Carolina. birdsllc.com