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Poetry

Audrey in Confession

“Bless me, Father. I can’t conceive.
I am barren as gum-spotted sidewalk cement.”

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Poetry

I'm Full of Ashes

“I’m driving west”

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Art Fiction Prose

Santa Always Blows His Cover

“The thing about Christmas, for the longest time, was how Mom always burnt the bacon and how now, no one’s around to do it, so I burn my own.”

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Art Poetry

Unfathomable

“Unfathomable pain leads to unfathomable choices”

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Memoir Nonfiction Prose

A Team of Mules

“a mule can only do what a mule can do. And that’s enough.”

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Art Poetry

His Hands

“Daily they carved out a life”

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Art Fiction Prose

Back Pain

“Is the night something more than an oversized shadow?”

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Art Poetry

The tree line distant and still

“To leave I had to let
go”

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Art Essays Nonfiction Prose

Solidarity

“It’s personal.”

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Art Poetry

Bear Trap

“these jaws have grabbed
many things
more dangerous
than an ursine beast”