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Jos Charles

Jos Charles is the author of feeld (Milkweed Editions, 2018), a winner of the National Poetry Series and longlisted for the 2018 National Book Award. Charles resides and works as a tutor in Long Beach, California.

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from "feeld"

         bieng tran is a unique kinde off organe / i am speeching 

         materialie / i am speeching abot hereditie / a tran 

         entres thru the hole / the hole glomes inn the linden / a 

         tran entres eather lik a mothe / wile tran preceds esense
         / her forme is contingent on the feeld / the maner sits 

         cis with inn a feeld / wee speeche inn 2 the eather / wile
         the mothe bloomes / the mothe bloomes inn the yuca