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Into the sky

The sky was too much for him, too high, too bright, too clear, too blue. He was drawn to the irresistible marbled pattern of cloud and its absence, and it filled him with emptiness, a vertigo of all the senses. … Continue reading

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Thin Ice

You could walk on thin icefrom Chassell Bay to Bootjack Roadwondering with every stepwhether or when you wouldbreak through and plungeto the silty bottom as unexpectedas Portage Lake frozen in May.

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(You Wield) The Sharp Knife

What if you were a boy of 12 it was warm enough to swim and the clear water parted as you dove and felt along the bottom in the cool mud for what you had stepped on and pulled up … Continue reading

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