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Can you name the poems of Alden Nowlan?

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All that I'll leave you when I die is a name in a book which they'll say is mine.
'Don't make it harder for us,' the hangman whispered.
I will keep on writing this poem for you even after I'm dead
Houseflies big as bumblebess playing crazy football in the skim-milk-coloured windows
Why don't the records go blank the instant a singer dies?
He looked like the kind of pet women put to bed with their sons.
I used to broadcast at night alone in a radio station but I was never good at it
To think he might have been a child all his life if less had been asked of him and more been given.
And wishes he could go to sleep or die or take to the air like Superman.
Nothing else is beautiful this hunchbacked October night except the moon.

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