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Sarah Small

How I Lost You

I was steeped in apology—

forgiveness on my tongue;

but your eyes were ice

sharp, glacier blue,

your voice a fjord.

Sarah Small lives outside Knoxville, TN. She taught creative writing, literature, and composition for over 20 years to students at all levels, from elementary to college. Her poetry has appeared in Yalobusha Review, Willow Review, Appalachia Bare, Free the Verse, among others, as well as in the anthologies Breathing the Same Air and Migrants and Stowaways. She holds an MA in English/creative writing from Iowa State University.

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