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Dead Eyes

by Christopher Raley   I reached to get him from our bed while she snored so that her tongue stuck against her teeth and she breathed out a hiss that made me giggle. But her lids sprang up and eyes … Continue reading

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Drought

by Christopher Raley   The smell of water on sun-hot concrete is now the smell of implied disregard. I cower beneath the fence line as I hose chaff off the back deck to the dead lawn.   For a time … Continue reading

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She is Asleep

by Christopher Raley   The safest feeling is late at night. She is asleep and the boys are asleep. Diz and the Count walk slowly back to the land   and I would follow for a little longer. The house … Continue reading

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Men at Crossroads

by Christopher Raley   Men at crossroads will choose to not look at the one opposite him, will choose to not speak to the one opposite him, will choose to not turn to glimmers curious in periphery that might open … Continue reading

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