“When they ask you
where you're from,
tell them your name
was fleshed from the toothless mouth
of a war-woman.
That you were not born
but crawled, headfirst --
into the hunger of dogs. My son, tell them
the body is a blade that sharpens
by cutting.”


Ocean Vuong (Night Sky With Exit Wounds)
tags: poetry
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