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

Volume 12, Number 2, June 2018
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Terri L. French
Huntsville, Alabama, USA


Loose Lips

It’s a small town. One blinking light near the tiny post office. A brand-new Dollar General. A big night out is attending the high school basketball game and then going out for barbeque at Bull and Bubba’s. Tonight I take my new boyfriend. My son makes a three-pointer. But all eyes are on me.

the velocity
of a whispered rumor
before the rock is lifted
all the pill bugs
sleeping

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