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hogan

 

in the field

tilts the charred carcass

of a years ago

lightning strike,

deciduous no more.

 

nearby lies

the blowfly infested body

of the neighbor’s

missing ‘ghost’ dog;

no apparent cause,

he doubtless died alone.

 

every lightning storm

reminds me.

 

and i don’t like it.

 

07-09-13

 

 

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Once again, clear stark images, desolate, yet appealing in their visceral reaction. Wow. Good work!

 

 

juris

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Stunning metaphor of life and death--not a wasted syllable. Perfect title. Your work does inspire me to keep trying. Just excellent.

Franklin

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David W. Parsley

MQ, this spare piece may be my favorite of your works to date. Quite vivid, worms down into where the reader lives.

 

Excellent!

- Dave

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