After 48 Hours’ Notice, She Hears Water

I help her carry
a soaked couch down the narrow
stairway, and it’s a violence,
what her face does to stop tears.
She glances at her son, asleep
in a carrier on the passenger seat,
asks where will we go, looks at him again
as if she already sees the hands
casting him into the river
and does not know how to follow.

 

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About Michael Schmidt

Michael is a first year MACP (questioning) student. Since you go to the same school as him, he wishes to say in lieu of a real bio: Go find him.

Michael Schmidt

Michael is a first year MACP (questioning) student. Since you go to the same school as him, he wishes to say in lieu of a real bio: Go find him.

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