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EASTER IN PADUCAH BY KY OWEN

Rain water spewed from the tires of the eighteen wheelers. Flashing orange signs alternated between “Hands on Wheel” and “Eyes on Road.” The southbound lanes of I-65 slowed to a crawl, the result of a mini-van hydroplaning...

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ENDLESSLY SWAYING BY TERRY BARR

The first time I ever held a girl in my arms was at Jimmy Walker’s fifteenth birthday party. The song was Santana’s “Samba Pa Ti,” from Abraxes (side two, track three), and the girl was Margaret Hagerty, who had transferred that...

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SONNET ON COURAGE BY DILANTHA GUNAWARDANA

I tell fate do what you do best, Oh God I did nothing to stand out from the rest, The vanquished tear a small respite The smiles I brave, the laughs too light The greatest journey is finding yourself Even when you are exposed...

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SONNET ON ELEPHANTS BY DILANTHA GUNAWARDANA

The hour a runaway bullet fells the might Oh to the eye, what a deplorable, grotesque sight The creature that leaves large footsteps behind And demands respect, from the crucible of mankind A troupe walks from water holes in the...

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WITNESS BY MICHAEL CROSSMAN

Does a spirit, ripped violently from life and all of its riches, wander, revisiting familiar places? After dinner, the old man excused himself and returned to the campfire. Night was near and the cool, gray marine layer draped...

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