Monthly Archives: December 2015

Weight

by Christopher Raley   The head grows heavier with each unanswered question. The pillow refuses weight.   Does the mattress snicker at tremoring nerves from the shift of what the head could not hold?   Do the walls laugh at … Continue reading

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Older than Memory

by Christopher Raley   I climbed above the highway ground down to low gear on dirt road incline. Now high on the ridge, the lake was distant, shrinking and 162 unseen.   Disconsolate workers smoked near the old man’s home, … Continue reading

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Two Days Before Thanksgiving

by Christopher Raley   We were leaving under breaking clouds when I saw it, bright yellow harbinger of my old life, carrier of artifacts of others’ lives rolling down the highway to the next job. Always some poor fool chasing … Continue reading

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