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Volume 46.3
Autumn 2015

 

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TO FOLLOW, TO FALL BEHIND

My father takes us kids for long walks up and down the wooded trails of Valley Green, beside the swift-flowing Wissahickon Creek. We have a hard time keeping up. “See that old wooden bridge where the river bends,” he says. “I’ve crossed it already. I’m way ahead of you.”

a flush of birds
the stepping stones
stop short


by Michele Root-Bernstein      

 

 

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