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Unspooling by Kelli Lage

silk skirts can be sown with red blood of frayed edges / kitchens can be clean but oranges in ceramic fruit bowls rot / wallpaper melts and stains hands /

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Pansies by Amanda Hawk

My grandmother loved pansies, and placed them in her kitchen. Blue and yellow burst from the center of the chipped linoleum table. She grew up in the dust bowl of

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Pain Scale by Leticia Urieta

“Rate your pain on a scale of–” 1. A parachute fallen in the shaded woods 2. Cutting heirloom tomatoes for a salad. The fleshy pale red center reminds you of

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