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Halloween

I wore a sheet wrapped around my fluffy baby blue parka the rain stuck the sheet to the parka and I was a wet ghost My hood up, white fur around my face mittens holding out a pillowcase remembering the … Continue reading

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The deal

I don’t like the world Where I drive by Road kill And do nothing But avoid spreading it further. I do not stop and create A ceremony. I do my best to ignore It forget it. I don’t like this … Continue reading

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Salem

My ancestor Sarah Cloyce Crouched in her jail cell Remembering her sisters. Rebecca. Hung. Mary. Drowned. She herself faced drowning And wondered how it was when Mary’s lungs filled with water The air squeezed out Bubbles rising to the surface. … Continue reading

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Absentee

A month before she died, my mother signed her absentee ballot firmly, though she could no longer see very well.  The ten letters of her name spilled in a zigzag down the margin of the brown ballot, careening off the … Continue reading

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