Tag Archives: Laura M Kaminski

Uncommon Wealth

These hands, perhaps they’ve made nothing beyond a simple living, but they have not been poor, they have done much invisibly, have woven a web of touch from the silk of common days, carefully folded myriad loads of laundry, they … Continue reading

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Overspine

Cracked green leather, gilt-edged pages showing signs of wear. I carefully relocate a beige spider and the two-dimensional web which he has woven in the space held slightly open by a velvet ribbon bookmark. One green feather, fletched upon an … Continue reading

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Depression Glass

This is a city built of brick and steel suffocating a thousand sentences. A solitary man fled into the wildsands and washes, monsoon-season creeks, gathered twigs and branches shed by Palo Verde in the drought years; these he propped against … Continue reading

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Reading Karen’s Poem

response to Karen Craigo’s “Cooking with Ernie and Mom” on Day 13, November 2014 Tupelo Press 30/30, which includes the line “The heart of the house was exact.” I sip coffee at the kitchen table, cup and head both tilted … Continue reading

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