Four and Twenty of the Week, May 19

Empty Third Finger

The clerk looked her over.
A girl, eyes squeezed shut,
ringless hands clenched in pain
around a huge belly.

By Alison Hughes

Alison Hughes’s poems “The Things She Left Behind” and “Detachment” are featured in the May 2009 issue (Volume 2, Issue 5) of the Journal.
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One Response to Four and Twenty of the Week, May 19

  1. This brings out so much more than the few words suggest. Excellent writing…

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