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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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13 Ways to Look at a Face

by Justin Marrier I. Whatever the sex of the visage, Male and Female, Mother and Father, Son and Daughter. Do we cast these roles of life From the face alone? II. Fresh from the womb or elderly dilapidated, an age is untold behind this mask. The talons of Corvus dance…

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