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THE UNDERTAKER’S WIFE BY ROBIN DRAGOO

She had been an undertaker’s wife for seven years. The mornings, she lay with her life projecting onto the back of her eyelids, between sheets that etched her skin with grains of foreign dirt. She bore witness to his livelihood...

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ANONYMOUS BY JOHN N. MILLER

–Black Hand Gorge, Central Ohio You left your clothes on a table rock jutting into the Licking River. At first glance they looked like a man as old skins look like snakes that sloughed them.                  There they lay...

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RIPPLES BY A.K. FINCH

Motionless water Rain falling from the Heavens Ripples in the pond A.K. Finch is a writer, teacher, and poet. She lives in Southern California with her husband, daughter, rescue dog, and cat. Her poems have been published by The...

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TUESDAY BY MICHAEL LEE

Vibrant green foliage surrounding my peripheral  Steady flowing blue burbling stream Yellow brown slime covered rock path Fallen branches littering the foot-made mud path Abandoned graying spider webs whipping with the breeze ...

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DEAR ADAM, BY MICHAEL LEE

How long it’s been The beasts, the fields, the fowl all of which you named; they miss you so flesh of your flesh, bone of your bone. How you must long for it now; taste of my shining pear. For every joy there is a price to be...

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HE KNOWS WHAT HE IS BY MICHAEL LEE

I haven’t spoken to my father since Christmas, when I see him now, a couple hours late with a girl not much older than me, a cocky rotten-toothed smile on his face. This is when I’m supposed to say I hate my father, or love him,...

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ALICE BY MARIANNE LYON

When Alice becomes a guest at tea-party I sneak in too. Hear ridiculous riddles including the famous “Raven like a writing desk”.   But that one in particular makes no sense. Did Stephen King or Poe have a shining answer?  ...

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