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Substance

by Christopher Raley   “Thin and sort of stretched like butter scrapped over too much bread.”  Tolkien might have known more than he let on.   There are days.  Roof of mouth dry, gums pasty.  Face like age pulling down … Continue reading

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Cheese Toast

by Christopher Raley   I toasted the bread because that’s what he said he wanted. She got up from the couch where her leg shook and she rocked and she walked through the hall and back to the kitchen to … Continue reading

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The Healing

Start on a gurney’s white starched sheets and lay how he says and show what he asks and then his finger through tissue and fat digs to tension and hurt the pressure of healing.   End to a world tilted … Continue reading

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