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Creatures

by Christopher Raley   Wind drives brittle leaves against the house like tiny skittering creatures clawing a way out of night and storm.   Her hands spasm on the comforter, stunned birds struggling to gain flight. She mutters incomprehensible things … Continue reading

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Leaves and Walnuts

Christopher Raley   I let her lie too long: leaves and walnuts, branches on top and their wilts dying down leaving dead wood a church of arches.   And the oak tree grew untended, drooping over her decay, blocking out … Continue reading

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