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Rain in the Desert

For the prompt “roof”

Unwilling to discuss
the wee hours that arise
when the word “roof”
is brought to mind —
that moment I stared at my toes
and the long way down
to the parking lot below —
I instead tell my kids of the night
when we camped ’cross the country
and left the top off our tent
as we slept in the desert
staring up at the stars.
At two I awoke, to the dry…



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Pluto Wolnosci

Pluto Wolnosci

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