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Life, Death, and FreedomLife is Death; Death is Freedom; Freedom is Life.
Notches and bends,
once attached as a whole
the wind stole my home
my source of nourishment and life.
I curved with it daily,
it shaped my fingers and arms
the mother's soft touch
showing her children how to grow.
I could have been beautiful
when my leaves had regrown;
my skeleton is all that's left.
Even though I am not the cause of her ire
my skin was stripped from my core
where my leaves once grew.
Death was the price of my freedom.
I never got to bloom.
At least I didn't end up
the paper this was written on.
The TrundlerThe waste land behind the fire station is always silent. No birds sing there, and even the wild rabbits and feral cats avoid it. Weedy wildflowers nod their seasonal heads in the breeze. Lying fallow in the midst of housing developments, shopping malls, the new movie theater — the vacant lot stands out like a knife wound on a woman’s placid face, shocking, brazen, ugly.
It is always empty. Except for one thing: a ragged heap of old trash, all nasty black tar paper and vicious snarls of rusted wire, car parts and broken glass and other junkyard jetsam. The embodiment of injury waiting to happen, an invitation to a tetanus shot... the city never hauled it away. No one ever wants anywhere near it; it radiates an eerie sense of calculating watchfulness.
And at night, it wanders.
When darkness falls, and the last cars heading into the hives of tract housing stop illuminating the asphalt with moving-picture shadows, it… unfolds. Bitter, broken tangles, grotesquely mov
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