May/June 2016 • Vol. XXXVIII No. 3 Nature's NatureMay 1, 2016 |

Traditional Anger (in the Sonoran Desert)

Because you wait for what you asked for how lonely is pleasure? the saguaros want to speak like mad telephone poles more numerous closer apart untransmittable tho there's water where there's no rain & that after protracted hours to explain our bonds our pathways our molecules water is water is nothing more than life & even if you come hydroelectric damned & saccadic your flooded plain & displaced invisible the artificial natural your claim a carbon your every fission an I

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Fady Joudah was the recipient of the Griffin International Poetry prize in 2013. His latest poetry collections are Alight and Textu, from Copper Canyon Press. Textu is written in meter based on the character count of smart phones. He is a practicing physician of internal medicine.

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