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Something two famous nice guys discuss.
Something children suffer from.
Something about baseball.
Someone must be missing the small black dog in the red hoodie tonight.
Something about coffee.
Something I sort of want to put a pin in—something I should make or remember.
Something in a child that wants to grow up to be a child.
Something about teachers.
Something beautiful I could have from China for $5.00.
Something about marriage in Utah.
Something about an anniversary—deaths, marriages, births of people who matter.
Something from a woman’s well.
Something written by a woman while drinking tea (Earl Grey).
Someone gave birth alive.
Something sent the fat skunk running across the dark road and made a woman
laugh for delight in the night after she attended the birth.
Something teenagers need to read, or shouldn’t.
Some tree, roadside, door, coast.
Something to tell you who you are if you are not who you are, or are.
Someone mapping something.
Someone hating someone.
Something says you might be one of a number of.
Something drifting, and snow, and someone wobbles on a bicycle.
Something opens the eyes of a polar bear cub.
Something gazes at cats.
Something denies we’ve hurt the planet.
Something denies we’re allowed to hurt.
Something says burn down your own house, and then live there, alive.
Devon Miller-Duggan has published in Rattle, Shenandoah, Margie, Christianity and Literature, and Gargoyle. She teaches Creative Writing at the University of Delaware. Her books include Pinning the Bird to the Wall (2008) and a chapbook of poems about angels, Neither Prayer, Nor Bird (2013).