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Eighty seconds, my mother says, Over the telephone. And she is telling me, How a girl died, how She was killed, Shot point-blank at school By another student, With a shotgun, or How her head was a target. And I am talking Over … Continue reading

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Blade

I went outside after my husband told me the news, About a country I didn’t know, about a deployment, About how he was going to leave and not come back, Not for fifteen months. I went outside into our backyard, … Continue reading

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