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Armageddon Sympathy Card Jeffrey H. MacLachlan Thinking of you after Gog and Magog anchored your family to the coal-fog floor of the fiery abyss disguised as circlets of amethyst roses but think of this as an opportunity to reflect and remember that an afternoon pot of holy basil tea can potpourri prison scents of cigarette debris and help discover keys held by flabby infant angels dripping down like marshmallows on sticks in a fire pit at a windy camp but if your stay is permanent take heart in the sentiment no matter what your future brings we’ll forever keep our guest room ready with your white canary, chirping lyre strings to a ghastly chorus


2017 Freshwater Literary Journal  

Professional literary journal produced at Asnuntuck Community College