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Featured Poem: Existing Light

By Madeline Defrees A picture is worth a thousand words of waiting. I thought I knew and waited with the turn. The mirrors we were not supposed to notice, circle my bedroom walls to help me learn. In the corner of my closet where that other black self hangs praying for a pumpkin coach to cart away the ashes of a prince, something lost … Read More Featured Poem: Existing Light