Yau, John 2000

Tuesday, September 19, 2000
with Ed Paschke


The world weeps. There are no tears
To be found. It is deemed a miracle.
The president appears on screens
In villages and towns, in cities in jungles
And jungles still affectionately called cities.
He appears on screens and reads a story.

– John Yau, “Broken Sonnet”

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Listen to an interview with John Yau from Clocktower:

It does not do you like it
Imperfect copy’s forgery
Posts its vermillion decree

– John Yau, “The Missing Portrait (1)”

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