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Jo McDougall: Advice to the Next of Kin

Sweep away the phone call,
the image of the crash.
Make a mantle of green snakeskin,
the eye of an owl, an oriole wing.
Slip that over your shoulders.
Spit on your left foot.
Watch it sizzle.
Wait for the flames.


 

Copyright 2017 Jo McDougall

One comment on “Jo McDougall: Advice to the Next of Kin

  1. Bonnie k Buerkle
    June 9, 2017

    Love to read your words. They always make me think. Happy Summer, Jo!

    Liked by 1 person

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