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I pardoned you years ago.  The angry fists. The Judas kiss. The words carved into tired heart.  The smell of Jim Beam. That last storage unit scene. The stuttered start named 1992.  The way you laughed. The day you left. And I’m sure there’s more that I’ve forgot.  … Continue reading

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Tuesday Night, 1991 

She’s searching for meaning in the shadows on the ceiling,  some wraith to warn her, ban-shee her way fully awake; there’s a hole in the kitchen wall now  and a ghost of a chance she’ll still stay.  The day’s a fading bruise of forked-tongue … Continue reading

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