Sunday, January 16, 2011



What to make of this zigzag world,
North Carolina-raised girl,
now living in Liepzig
noshing on figs?

No wonder you've crossed eyes
to all the bad news that belies
this world-wide affection
for your heart-melting imperfection.

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photo by Sebastian Willnow/AP, from Cross-eyed opossum is huge on Facebook
placed in Poets United Pantry #25