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Saturday, July 15, 2017

Mountain skies

By Anne E. Kidd
In the quiet
of my grandmother's
house

In the bedroom
up the stairs

Under the darkling sky
of a mountain
setting

I never
closed my eyes

Just out
of elementary

Just close
enough to God

That belief
didn't have
to be cemented

And each truth
imprinted

I could believe
in the dark
of those
mountain skies.

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