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EPITAPH FOR A CIVILIAN CASUALTY Claire Foxx

Let the city mourn me in burned plaster— not on the pyre, in the gilded sulfur flash of detonation, but in windowpanes ground into silver ash the soldiers wear for penance on their soles, in stiff garlands of smoke like incense whorled over the stillness of the street. Leave me to the city with its grief, its crippled rites, and let me lie.

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Ivy Leaves Journal of Literature & Art — Vol 93  

The Ivy Leaves Journal of Literature & Art is an annual student publication at Anderson University in Anderson, SC. The journal has served a...

Ivy Leaves Journal of Literature & Art — Vol 93  

The Ivy Leaves Journal of Literature & Art is an annual student publication at Anderson University in Anderson, SC. The journal has served a...

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