p a c e s marsh water.

accents morning with

stilted, gangly, gait.

a frog and a

mississippi berry.

listens for trumpet

r a t t l i n g s

in the distance.

some tugging at



a d v a n c e s

in the grey sideways

f o g.
By Heather O’Connor


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