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SWAMP PEARLS

by Laura Lee

We played
in the prairie,
approached
swamp slowly.

Boy-legend said
swamp swallows
faces
stareup
don’t look down.

Girl-legend said
green mist
witches’ broom
spray.

Decades later
woman's wisdom:
pearls.

About the Author

Laura Lee is a Chicago area poet, college instructor, literacy tutor, and writer. Her poetry, fiction, and nonfiction have been published in print and online journals in the US, the UK, New Zealand, India, and Greece.

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