The Virago
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The Virago

A Lady Down the Street Chopped Up Her Husband

He must have hurt her one time too many.

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Police boats slowly motored back and forth on the river just off the dock where we were playing.

We made our dolls from dandelions. We were pretending they were sacrifices being offered to the river gods. We tossed the sacrifices from the dock into the water. We watched as their yellow “hats” swirled away downstream in…

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Lynda Wallis

Lynda Wallis

Deeply rooted in the mid west, I write about little things — everything is a little thing-art, the creative process, the natural world, and love.