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Robbi K. Ceniceros “Rebirth”

ReBirth Robbi Ceniceros How many times can one be born? The first time, although I don’t remember must’ve been quite remarkable for me— shocking, scary, cold, rude a foundation for instructions ‘Don’t do that, be this, do that. Do it … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Gade “Sister”

Sister Elizabeth Gade   sister we come from the north country the cold country on the border of another nation each born into bracing winter winds our narrow world isolated insulated with blankets of brittle snow we learned to breath … Continue reading

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Tamara Swanson “You Are Not Forgotten”

You Are Not Forgotten Tamara Swanson Like the cartoon Popeye the legacy you left in the street remains One of your legacies is rain, sleet, snow or a blow to your head— You hustled for that pipe like Popeye needed … Continue reading

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Karen G “Misogyny, in Two Phases”

Misogyny, in Two Phases Phase 1 I used to see under her pink slips varicose veins timber legs. Weather changes of moods made my pen move angrily in crooked characters stabbing at a diary I kept locked. I used to … Continue reading

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Tracey Dahl “At the Abortion Clinic”

At The Abortion Clinic by Tracey Dahl   I went to the abortion clinic. I brought brownies and pies, smuggled in cookies and cupcakes. All manner of baked goods, carefully wrapped in plastic, crowded at the bottom of my purse. … Continue reading

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