Portrait of My Brother in Zheng Guanying’s Family House
a face of English skin
and 12 o’clock shadow…
A rising voice in contemporary poetry, Nick Compton’s bold yet unassuming writing style offers a refreshing entrée into the genre. His poem, Portrait of My Brother in Zheng Guanying’s Family House, reflects this refreshing voice in a handful of powerful stanzas.
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