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Hail Mary

Please note that the following piece is from an earlier publication Hail Mary By Shayla Mars ’12 When Mommy felt the coarse rusty backhand strike her coco cheek, She quickly believed that it was love That forced daddy to treat her like tissue paper. Mommy falls like dandelion seeds in summer beneath Daddy’s black leather […]

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I’m Sorry the Clock Won

I’m Sorry the Clock Won By Angilique Coleman The seconds are racing, the minutes are chasing behind, and the hours are eternities. The clock is my father’s enemy and my annoyance because every movement of her hands means my father losing seconds, minutes, and hours with me that he can never regain…But my hopes are […]

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