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Description of Her Eyes

By Franz Wright

Two teaspoonfuls,
and my mind goes
everyone can kiss my ass now

then it's changed,
I change my mind.

Eyes so sad, and infinitely kind.

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Excerpt from THE BEFORELIFE. Copyright © 2000 by Franz Wright. Excerpted by permission of Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Random House, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.




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