The NS Poem: caries

A new poem by Hal Y Zhang.

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while they drill I am reminded of the moon

landing, being equally unversed in either

will do that, how we can hurl darts at the sky

to strike that distant pockmarked land,

how some will never believe it,

not even when you show the flag tucked

among your molars.


Hal Y Zhang is a former physicist, and a poet and science-fiction writer. Her chapbook "Amnesia" is published by Newfound.

This article appears in the 23 June 2021 issue of the New Statesman, How Brexit changed us

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