Poetry Appearing in Poetry In Motion® Portland


Kevin Young

Like hot food
I love you
like warm
bread & cold
cuts, butter
or, days later, after
when I want
whatever's left

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"Ragtime" by Kevin Young from Jelly Roll: A Blues. Copyright © 2003 by Kevin Young. Reprinted with the permission of Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Random House, Inc.


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