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Poem: Borrowed Life

By: Terry Brix Free womb rent from my mother—Val, genetic gift from my father—Art. Borrowed those passion-interlocked, semen-egg-woven DNA helixes never to give them back, only half-back to my wife mate in turn. Borrowed money from the banks, three plates full…

Poem: Crime of Passion

By: Gale Acuff In the middle of her story about Jesus bringing Lazarus back to life I fell in love with Miss Hooker, she’s my Sunday School teacher and death’s hard enough to live with but to think that it will…