Hanif Abdurraqib is from Columbus, Ohio. His next book of poems, A Fortune for Your Disaster, is due out in September from Tin House Books.
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For the Dogs Who Barked at Me on the Sidewalks in Connecticut
Darlings, if your owners say you are / not usually like this / then I must take them / at their word / I am like you / not crazy about that which towers before me / particularly the buildings...