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WHAT THE DEAD DON’T KNOW

WHAT THE DEAD DON’T KNOW My husband, Michael, doesn’t know that President Obama won reelection. He knows nothing about Hurricane Sandy. He doesn’t even know that the San Francisco Giants won the World Series in a sweep over the Tigers. … Continue reading

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Street Walking

Street Walking By Terry Ratner, RN, MFA She walks the streets by my house. Denim jeans hide the thinness of her legs. A fanny pack buckled around her waist conceals the pack of cigarettes she needs to get through the … Continue reading

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Across the Street

  Across the Street   The man in the house across the street is dying. I began to notice it two years ago when he suddenly stopped coming around to do chores such as raking, fixing electrical outlets that weren’t … Continue reading

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The Last Dance

  October 5, 2011 The Last Dance It’s not for me to say you love me; It’s not for me to say you’ll always care. Oh, but here for the moment, I can hold you fast And press your lips … Continue reading

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