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Michael Ondaatje

Michael Ondaatje is the author of seven novels, a memoir, a nonfiction book on film, and several books of poetry. His novel The English Patient won the Booker Prize in 1992. Born in Sri Lanka, he now lives in Toronto.

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The first capturing your gaze into nowhere
the other when you covered your face with your hands
so you were not anonymous, only unseen

Michael Ondaatje
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