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photo by Samantha Malay, Seattle, Washington, 2020

Dormant
by Samantha Malay
published by In Parentheses, February 2021
https://inparentheses.art/2021/02/09/inland-and-other-poems-by-s-malay/

in the dream
he sees his sister in the kitchen
cigarettes and brittle words
in after-dinner light

a car idles
early snow drifts
between leafless trees
the house refuge and snare

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