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The Song of the Twinless Twin by Jude Cowan Montague

A prophecy

I had a little twin
He was my mortal foe.
I killed him in the womb
so I was born alone. Continue reading The Song of the Twinless Twin by Jude Cowan Montague

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Cold Case by Betsy Housten

for S. (1952-1977)

“And I… will write my story for my better self.”
– Elizabeth Barrett Browning

My girl – my better self – I’m so sorry. You deserved
a different ending, one befitting the performer we were,
smitten with allegro and adagio and each speed in between. Continue reading Cold Case by Betsy Housten