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Gentle Face by Christine Catalano

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Pick Ups from the Playground

Tempest Brew

a rusty swingset
threatens to stab my
child hands,
I remember the jeering
and play at adult words,
I remember the dry
patch of proving grass,
my vision bent because I
wore someone elseīs
glasses all day long,
then tried to sell my
motherīs ring for some
paltry lunch money sum