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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & General Editor
Volume 9, Number 4, December 2015

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Dru Philippou
Taos, New Mexico, USA


Dream Keeper

inward whorl
of a moon shell
old companion

One small comfort of childhood was the doll I found in the dumpster. Eighteen inches tall, she wore silk stockings and bloomers under a white dress trimmed with lace. That she survives today, with no more damage than a chipped nose, gives testimony to the ferocity with which I guarded her for more than five decades.

dream keeper
eyes close
when laid down

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