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Poetry by Magdalawit Makonnen 

Born in Ethopia, Magdalawit writes and lives in Los Angeles.




© 2011 Magdalawit Makonnen








Little by little escape

to the Eucalyptus trees of your childhood,

to Aba Koran.


True before its name,

sung already,

light portal, wineskin—


Yes, I know you’re here and see that I look,

or move into the young mouth of the veins—

whetting them.




All work is property of Magdalawit Makonnen.




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