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Another Casualty of War
There are no men
standing by the fireplace, no rats
racing across the ceiling, no enemy
invading the house or the yard.
It is the illness, they tell me;
the illness, I tell my mother
until she can barely stand
the sound of the word, until
neither of us…
Getting The Mail.I have seen see her at the Post Officewaiting to sign for a package,buying a page of stamps,or hunched down in the lobbystruggling with her box key.Once when I offered my help to wrestthe tangle of flyers and bills from her box,she said,…
You could see where the wings hit,the prints they left in the soft snow, & the holeswhere the claws thrust deep into the snow,where the talons caught & held & killed.He sat for many days on top of the pole,looked asleep as he sat in the cold gray light,strange to see, an owl by…