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Volume 47.2
Summer 2016

 

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ABIDING

He's taking a long time to die. Death is no big deal to the nurse but this is my father she's speaking of and there it is, round and round in my head, the refrain from a book I loved as a child: Wait. Wait until the moon is full.

winter wind
a rattle of dry leaves
on the oak


by Harriot West    

 

 

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