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Featured Poem: Trojan

By Ocean Vuong A FINGER’S WORTH of dark from daybreak, he steps into his mother’s red dress. A flame caught in a mirror the width of a coffin. Glint of steel in the back of his throat. A flash, a white asterisk. Look how he dances. The sky-blue wallpaper peeling into hooks as he twirls, his horse- head shadow thrown wildly on the family portraits, … Read More Featured Poem: Trojan