When I crept out ofbed for workyou were sostillI thought you had actually died.As a garbagetruck roared by,I wishedI could wrap you inmy saffronbathrobeand carry youevery morning.Or that I could transformyou into a cricketto hear youchat freely withthe dusk. You saidyou thoughtyouwanted to live foreverwith me,so that wecould climb intoa spaceship and watchsocietyfall apart. But,nowit seemsin your palingmind…
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Featuring: Issue 103, published July 2022, features works of poetry, flash fiction, short nonfiction, and photography by Laurel Benjamin, Ellen Birrell, Ronda Broatch, Mary Buchinger, Roger Camp, John Cullen, Emily Davis, Lisa Delan, Lauren Endicott, James William Gardner, David Goodrum, Peter Grieco, Greg Hom, Jenny Hubbard, Rachel Laverdiere, Larena Nellies-Ortiz, Dante Novario, Dian Parker, Yasmin Phillip, Michelle Reed, Amanda L. Rioux, Jim Ross, Aaron Sandberg, Yvette Schnoeker-Shorb, Beth Spencer, Jeffrey Thompson, Patricia Walsh, Racine Watson, Richard Weaver, and Hannah Zhang.
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