By Wanda Morrow Clevenger after our first was born Mom came out one day for the whole day made stew did some laundry found and mended a hole in the bedsheet took note of every little thing asked embarrassing questions mothers ask daughters at these times I hemorrhaged after the birth was … Continue reading A Hole In The Sheet
By Wanda Morrow Clevenger at the Coliseum one Saturday night while dancing with boys some pissy prom queens robbed me lightened my bag of compact, lipstick, perfume leaving the money I took it as a compliment
By Wanda Morrow Clevenger there were times a year or two here and there at the housing when I had a bedroom to myself, upstairs facing the Christenson’s front door the window fan blared so behind the headboard I could talk out loud in anonymity I prayed in the wild whirl forever it … Continue reading sandman
By Wanda Morrow Clevenger arrived in the mail every single day for weeks sure I had kept them from you the notes then came incognito Wanda Morrow Clevenger lives in Hettick, IL. She use to keep small birds but they continued to commit suicide on her watch. Now she randomly kills orchids.
By Wanda Morrow Clevenger at an after-funeral meal just one small town over one of the church ladies spoke of another young man also recently gone but by his own hand his parents had named him Elvis this was all I had to go on Wanda Morrow Clevenger lives in Hettick, IL. She … Continue reading a different elvis
By Wanda Morrow Clevenger at the Amerisports Bar & Grill a flurry of females in flapper frocks condoms glued to the bride’s veil Wanda Morrow Clevenger lives in Hettick, IL. She use to keep small birds but they continued to commit suicide on her watch. Now she randomly kills orchids.
by Wanda Morrow Clevenger a quake hit at the housing way back when shaking Mom’s aluminum glasses on top the fridge I heard them rattle briefly upstairs in my bedroom before the floor moved it was the only quake to memory in all our years there Mom gave the glasses to the kids in Kansas … Continue reading Acts of God and Mom