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Quotation by Michael S. Harper
as his weight wilts
and he is on a porch
that won't hold my arms,
or the legs of the race run
forwards, or the film
played backwards on his grandson's eyes.
Michael S. Harper (b. 1938), U.S. poet. Grandfather (l. 42–47). . .
Contemporary American Poetry. A. Poulin, Jr., ed. (4th ed., 1985) Houghton Mifflin Company.
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