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Zach Barocas
Musician & poet Zach Barocas is the author of Among Other Things and edits Cultural Society. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife, Kimberley Yurkiewicz.

Birthday Poem

Zach Barocas
Wrongly, you have seen
yourself for years
a perennial second

fiddle. My dearest middle
child, here's to the simple
pleasures of your eyelight

& your smile; to an annual
ascent, hopeful
abandonment of rivers,

streams of deferral.

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