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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & Owner
Ray Rasmussen, General Editor

Volume 11, Number 2, June 2017
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Alexis Rotella
Arnold, Maryland, USA


The Last to Know

I ask him if they’ve ever kissed and he tells me yes, last night in the rain by the river they couldn’t let go of each other, my husband and once best friend of 40 years. He didn’t like her, criticized her nitpicking every chance he got, disappeared when she walked into the house, said he couldn’t stand her. And now the whole town knows they’re lovers.

His suitcase packed
everything in it
but me

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