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What Remains

WHAT REMAINS There is a white, almost invisible line Where there used to be a thick, white scar And before that, an angry red numbness And before that The wound that opened For you to leave And be free of … 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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