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Saturday, July 16, 2011


by Howie Good

Juries acquit mothers
who have murdered their children.

There are frequent dances at what used to be
Potter’s Field and the gallows place.

Everything else that happens
will happen mostly after midnight.

Men without firsthand experience of hell
but with large round eyes

claim they can taste sun in the wine.

Howie Good's latest chapbook is Threatening Weather from Whale Sounds.