The Book of Ma

            all that remains of Mark

a
mother
might go to a
tomb
trembling and bewildered
and
ask
a young man
in a white robe
who
is not
there

are
you
afraid

This is a reprint of work originally published in A Door with a Voice.

Katie Manning is the founding Editor-in-Chief of Whale Road Review and an Associate Professor of Writing at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego. Her first full-length poetry collection, Tasty Other, is forthcoming in November as the 2016 winner of the Main Street Rag Poetry Book Award. Find her online at http://www.katiemanningpoet.com.

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