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a mother’s whisper

  a mother’s whisper the sad letters of empty pages sit with me and my daily wages, mother whispers from miles of hue: back home my son they look for you  on window sills where hang the stars  that pluck … Continue reading

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A Red Rattle Toy

A red rattle toy, my mother’s gift Rattles violently, bloodshakes my young head. I could not hold it upright, Too small my hands, too finite With ten fingers in vain may clutch A furiously spinning axis: The toy rattles, cradles … Continue reading

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