Judo

By Dan Brown Dan Brown
I.e., the kind of   verse
That doesn’t try to force
People to their knees
(Seeing as it sees
To people’s being thrown
By forces of   their own).

Source: Poetry (March 2013).

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This poem originally appeared in the March 2013 issue of Poetry magazine

March 2013
 Dan  Brown

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Dan Brown’s most recent book of poems is Taking the Occasion (Ivan R. Dee, 2008), which won The New Criterion Poetry Prize. His Why Bach? is an online appreciation of the composer.

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SUBJECT Arts & Sciences, Humor & Satire, Poetry & Poets

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