Poet Marguerite Harrold

The Lessons  
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The old woman’s stories can only be corroborated by the dead
Cut glass the shapes of women’s bodies
Contain a cast of loose lipped spirits
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Phantom jars
Her mother's treasures
We've heard she keeps them next to the money
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All remains untouchable>
What we know
Collected rumors               Remnants of tales
Holes as deep as the pores we inherited
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Our collaborations fall prey to her moods
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Questions
sometimes our birthright
sometimes our betrayal
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