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Monday, December 14, 2009


by Floyd Cheung

of the ones we don’t know
of the ones not published in The New York Times

of those who fight on the other side
of those who are caught in between

of their names, ranks, hometowns, ages, and
by whom they are beloved

Editor’s Note: Click to read Names of the Dead I.

Floyd Cheung has taught American literature at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, since 1999.