Home #Blue Nib Issues Issue 40 | December 2019 | Hurly-Burly – Kathleen Holliday

Hurly-Burly – Kathleen Holliday

Hurly-Burly Oh, I wish we were three again: Phyllis and her daughters, sitting around that kitchen table, steam from our coffee cups  braiding up with our cigarette smoke to the ceiling, Oh, I wish we were there again in that little blue and white house with the lace curtain over the window cut from my sister’s wedding dress, after the divorce, for her to scratch off a lotto ticket — winning just enough for a new muffler for the undead Dodge parked outside. For her to lean in, ove...

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