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    [post_date] => 2012-10-26 19:52:47
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    [post_content] => the yellowing glue
in the cardboard spine

- inches of vertebrae
traversed by typography -

holds together
a sepulchre of pages

where milky wrists
laid thoughts to rest

far too early -
and i hesitate,

knowing i am only
a graverobber
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    [post_modified] => 2015-11-26 13:36:22
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            [wpcf-summary-description] => YPN team: we chose Anran’s poem because of the vivid selection of images (“sepulchre of pages”, “milky wrists”) explored in the speaker’s moment of hesitation. The look of the book, the life and death of the poet and the emotions evoked by this artifact are all held suspended in a moment of time.
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            [wpcf-poem-award] => Winner, Imagism Challenge 2012
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            [ID] => 13589
            [forename] => Anran 
            [surname] => Yu
            [title] => Anran Yu
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            [content] => Anran Yu is a winner of the Young Poets Network 'Imagism' poetry challenge.
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    [ID] => 13589
    [forename] => Anran 
    [surname] => Yu
    [title] => Anran Yu
    [slug] => anran-yu
    [content] => Anran Yu is a winner of the Young Poets Network 'Imagism' poetry challenge.
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burial of a poet

Anran Yu

the yellowing glue
in the cardboard spine

– inches of vertebrae
traversed by typography –

holds together
a sepulchre of pages

where milky wrists
laid thoughts to rest

far too early –
and i hesitate,

knowing i am only
a graverobber