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Oct/Nov 2004 • Poetry • Special Feature

The End of Normal: a mirror cinquain

by Deborah P. Kolodji


The End of Normal: a mirror cinquain

The pulse
of family
measured around the pool.
We savor last days of summer,
rhubarb

pie crumbs.
Splashes of sharp words divide us—
new frontiers of half/step
siblings beckon
beyond.

 

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