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Prescription Let’s rip the foil off this new yearlike an unopened bottle of pills—stumbling for the too small tabalong the sticky edgesuntil I just jam my fat thumbthrough it in frustration. Pluck the cotton— bright as the full moonand throw … Continue reading

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(In response to this week’s Living Poetry Prompt.) I play the lottery for those hours or days between buying the ticket and learning the results. Before the ping pong balls are set a spinning I am a potential winner, deciding … Continue reading

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