Independence Day 2010

By Hoa Nguyen

Can be cracked or am that       you didn’t
consider me or I thought so
recovering in a nap     You took the 4th
of July beers
   In the movie
she was Asian and playing an Asian
part   singing white on white in the white
      I want to strum
or mask this day
Ask a question
of the large “picture” window
like why and why and also why
to think of the napalmed girl
in the picture

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