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SECOND PRIZE WINNER

WHEN I REMEMBER THE TIME WE SPENT AT LAC EN COEUR I think about a one-room cabinwith smoke-filled raftersand the worn flashcards.My little brother was learning his abc’sand getting his q’s and p’s mixed up.He had to start over each … Continue reading

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Permanent Noon

PERMANENT NOON You lose your train of thoughtAt that placeWhere your mother used to raise a signCrossing strangers overThe railroad line A doe crosses nowInto the yardEyes wide and softAs she moves in the hard snow You know it’s time … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

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