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Daniel Borzutsky's "Lake Michigan Merges Into the Bay of Valparaiso, Chile"

Poet Daniel Borzutzky, Chilean-American and Chicago citizen, won this year’s National Book Award for his collection The Performance of Becoming Human. One of the poems from this collection, “Lake Michigan Merges into the Bay of Valparaiso, Chile,” came as a response to revelations of abuses at a Chicago Police Department-run detention center called Homan Square. 

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