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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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George in the Sky

by Cheryl Sola I was born. Damn.  Can’t anything go right? That was thirty years ago and nothing’s changed.  Today’s my birthday, June 6th.  Pa said my birthday numbers add up to 6–6–6.  And because that number means the devil, my Pa called me the devil’s child, and got an…

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