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For You I’ve Started Sleeping

Poetry Kaveh Akbar

if I loved you for your beauty? / there are worse reasons to love

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No. 26

No. 26


Kaveh Akbar is the founding editor of Divedapper. His debut collection, Calling a Wolf a Wolf, was published by Alice James Books this year. Born in Tehran, he is a visiting professor of poetry at Purdue University.


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