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(photo by Mikko Lagerstedt)

Have you read the incredible poem, “Good Bones,” by Maggie Smith at Waxwing Mag

If not, here’s a taste… (click it to go read the whole heartbreaking, heart-sustaining poem)…

“Life is short, though I keep this from my children.

Life is short, and I’ve shortened mine

in a thousand delicious, ill-advised ways,

a thousand deliciously ill-advised ways

I’ll keep from my children. The world is at least

fifty percent terrible, and that’s a conservative

estimate, though I keep this from my children.”

 

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