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Harvest by Parker Tettleton

When you were young,
beetle-eyed, brushing
love up and down
the stairs, swearing
tableside, sole tongue
of tableaus, the harvest
awash with reason to be.


Parker Tettleton is an English major at Kennesaw State University. His work is featured in or forthcoming from Short, Fast and Deadly, Soundzine, The Chimaera, Right Hand Pointing and GRASP, among others. He blogs at

Motivation: "Harvest" came to me during a wistful mood. It is more or less a comment on things, both good and bad, you can't get back.




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