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I Go Back to May 1937 by Sharon Olds

I see them standing at the formal gates of their colleges, I see my father strolling out under the ochre sandstone arch, the red tiles glinting like bent plates of blood behind his head, I see my mother with a … Continue reading

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Daddy’s Game by Amy Jo Sprague

I imagine you must’ve shut yourself off somehow–the way you’d eventually teach me to do– before you entered my room like a king’s shadow. I hear the scrape of your jeans your hands hot and big like swings; I’m young … Continue reading

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