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The Zephyr Song (3:52)

I laugh at the words tripping wrong off my sisters’ tongues                         as they sing to the radio. I pretend             westerly winds blow our car across the double                                     yellow lines, rather than my father’s errant hands:                         he’d never been the best … Continue reading

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Marriage

Katherine and Edward, 1965 – 1972             I can’t imagine being called the worst thing to ever happen                         to a man who’s been dying of cancer                                     for three years, and yet she             was the one who left.                         Some say he stayed … Continue reading

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