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Home to Me
by Ann

Barley soup thick with sweet onions
Chipped dishes, mismatched china
Stuffing tumbled from easy chairs
Yellow curtains, gauzy with wind
Jazz on the FM, trumpet and drums
Mom in the bathtub, bubbled in strawberry
Dad kneading bread
House full of tabbies, hair on the pillow
Sirens at midnight, three a.m., five
Shouting from the apartment above
Radiator rusted, north windows cracked
Burnt mac and cheese, orange as sunrise
Warm and secure
Family of love.

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