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Erasure

by Jenn Blair

  • After the Civil War
  • Matthew Brady
  • had too many
  • pictures.
  • Some plates
  • were sold as
  • greenhouse glass.
  • Pale orchids
  • swam in trembling
  • light as ferns
  • tentatively
  • unfolded inside
  • four walls of
  • faces slowly
  • fading away.


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