Dailies 2/3/17: a used book, the blessing of a deathbed, a nursery horror story, & mushrooming

 

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Nursery – Kiki Petrosino 

 

We opened the door to the fairy house
& took our tea on matching pebble seats.
Somehow we got out of there alive

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Used Book – Julie Kane

What luck—an open bookstore up ahead
as rain lashed awnings over Royal Street,
and then to find the books were secondhand,
with one whole wall assigned to poetry;

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Mushrooming – Jeffrey Harrison

Christopher and Helen, our new expatriate friends,
meet us at their favorite winery
where they fill their plastic jerry cans from hoses
exactly like the ones at gas stations,

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Wish – Kerrie O’Brien

 

I want to have the blessing

Of a deathbed

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