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Three Years

Poetry Geoffrey G. O’Brien

Toying with a gun as a train goes past / June is what I’d imagined, dark / intermittent woods set off / by the whiteness of a collar, a book / I can’t believe we’re left alone with.

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​Geoffrey G. O’Brien is the author of Green and Gray, The Guns and Flags Project, and the forthcoming Metropole (all University of California Press). He is an assistant professor of English at University of California, Berkeley, and also teaches at San Quentin State Prison. 


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