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“Ode to Kaspar Hauser”

A boy appeared At the barracks gate A torn letter In his hand. Kaspar Hauser It said His mother is poor His father Is a cavalry man. Soft hands Blistered feet No knowledge Of the world He came From a … Continue reading

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“I Married Young”

I married young. Fifteen. He was older. Thirty. He was kind. He was gentle. He was love. My first child Was born. My second. My third. I was nineteen. My husband was thirty-four. One day The police came. They took … Continue reading

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“The Hitchhiker”

Lo, I have traveled far into space Three hundred, fifty-two million miles. Endured eight and one-half months of trials To perpetuate the human race. The rover named Curiosity Has been a useful incubator. Its wheel has kept me safe and … Continue reading

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