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Fill

I am standing in the kitchen When I hear him, My hands and arms, Wrist deep, In a sink full of water, And my son is crying, My son, Who is five years old Now, But cannot speak, Not more … Continue reading

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Half

The museum has a photograph Of a pair of shoes from 9/11, A pair of black high heel shoes That are scuffed on the sides. And seeing them Brings me back To that day, Planes hitting, Bodies falling, Or how … Continue reading

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Turns

I am driving in my car, Down streets that cut Across the throats of one another, And I am listening to the news radio, Talk about the transition in Afghanistan, Or what will happen, When we leave, and I think … Continue reading

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Maybe

Maybe you will. Maybe you will always think about it, As we drive down I-95 on a weekend Through states that are American and Familiar and comforting with strip malls hanging Off the sides of the highway likes fluorescent trees, … Continue reading

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March

The day we marched down the aisle And danced all night in a rented hall. The day we marched into our new house That we bought with a bad mortgage. The day you marched off to boot camp A recruit … Continue reading

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