Winter, Michigan

by Donora Hillard

you pinned me up against an oak in a park near where you were young and your hand sang inside and you were the birth of Christ you were violent light behind the mountain

Donora Hillard is the author of Exhibition (Gold Wake Press, 2008), Romance (Maverick Duck Press, 2008), Bone Cages (BlazeVox [books], 2007), and Parapherna (dancing girl press, 2006). Her fiction, memoir, and poetry have appeared or are forthcoming in NANO Fiction, Night Train, Pebble Lake Review, Segue, and elsewhere. She has taught writing at King’s College and Penn State University, and she presently teaches English, journalism, and speech courses near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

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