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An ambulance driving through a city at dusk.

The Sacrifice

By Kristal Peace (This poem contains domestic abuse.) My mother holdsMy hand as we navigateThe city’s streets during rush hour,The song of sirens escorting us home.She holds the grocery bagThat yanks her toward dinner. She holdsThe sharp words my fatherFlings at her when she thinksThe day is going well. She…

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How to Stay Occupied as Your Friend is Dying

in memory of Russell Libby, 1956—2012, former Executive Director of MOFGA By Cynthia Brackett-Vincent Paint your nails in the Jeep as your husband drives south. But then you hear rain on the roof and remember his poem—rivers flowing, water meeting. Shop at Toys R Us for your granddaughter’s birthday. But…

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