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Mary Austin Speaker is author of Abandoning the Firmament. Her work has appeared in H_NGM_N, Iowa Review, Sentence, and Failbetter.
every evening all the people
going home from work
the light having run
a fuller race
Mary Austin Speaker
And then I jumped in the river,
but the doggone river was dry
—Hank Williams Sr.
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