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N O N F IC T IO N & P O E T R Y

WHAT REMAINS Ana Kate Barker

The scent of fatback lingers over her well-greased stove below a still bell that clanged to call him, for cornbread and collard greens, to the vacant chair at the head of the table across from hers facing a re-heated takeout box. Hard candy softens in a sticky cluster on his nightstand by their bed— his covers frozen on the left; hers puddle on the right, scented with his cologne. Her nightstand bows under damp photos and an empty fragrance bottle.

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Profile for Ivy Leaves Journal of Literature & Art

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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