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Sarah Lilius lives in Arlington, VA. She is a stay at home mother and poet. Originally from the Midwest, Sarah graduated from Augustana College in Rock Island, IL. Some of the journals where her work can be found are: BlazeVOX, Bluestem, The Denver Quarterly, and Court Green. Her website is sarahlilius.com.
The following work is Copyright © 2014, and owned by Sarah Lilius and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
You Can’t Call The Dead
My father used to fire up the stove with a long match
The yellowish spot under my eye
When the woman takes my blood,
The vial fills with the unknown,
The doctor delivers the bad news
She prescribes the medicine
I sit on the bed thinking of him,
Erik Noonan is the author of Stances (Bird & Beckett, 2012) and Haiku d’Etat (Omerta, 2013). He lives in San Francisco with his family.
The following work is Copyright © 2014, and owned by Erik Noonan and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
Unbeknownst to him