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Hand

I am practicing spelling with my son, Saying the word sever out loud, Letter by letter, joining together, Like bones. And my son is telling me about how, He was playing with his friends and One of them pretended that … Continue reading

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Birthday

When you came home from war, You gave me a stone shaped like a heart, A piece of rock mined in Afghanistan, That you bought in a marketplace in Kabul, Before they sent you home to America, A stone called … Continue reading

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Out

The Towers fell down today, My son says to me, his head Emerging, again, out of the water, In this bathtub, before disappearing again, Below the surface, His body still there, but submerged, wavy, And dislocated from itself, and I … Continue reading

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