under your foot

Aaron Crippen

Excerpted from Warring States, Anomalous Press Chapbook Contest Notable

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under your foot
color of wheatchaff


Lord stoop to shit on me
I will yield

Aaron Crippen is a writer and translator of Chinese.  He has won a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship and the PEN Texas Literary Award for Poetry.  His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Beloit Poetry Journal, VERSE, Mid-American Review, Nimrod and many other journals.