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Leaving Oaxaca

08.09.19 Posted in today's words by

Max Reif’s most recent poem to appear here was “On the Freeway Between Buenos Aires and La Plata” (June 2019)

Leaving Oaxaca
By Max Reif

You don’t say goodbye
to these colors.
They are here
to shake me awake.
Inside, these streets,
the textures of these trees,
these flowers, these
gentle people remain,
are part of me now and I,
part of them.

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