The Collected Poems of AI (Hardcover)

By Ai, Yusef Komunyakaa (Introduction by)

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393074901, 464pp.

Publication Date: February 4, 2013

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from "The Cockfighter's Daughter"

I found my father,
face down, in his homemade chili
and had to hit the bowl
with a hammer to get it off,
then scrape the pinto beans
and chunks of ground beef
off his face with a knife.