REVIEW AMERICANA

 

Spring 2014

Volume 9, Issue 1

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HOLLY DAY

 

The Seamstress

 

she makes her quilts out of institutional
clothes, squares cut from blue paper pants and orange jumpsuits.
she snips carefully to center
bloodstains that won’t wash out
buttonhole stitches the outlines of cigarette burns
appliqués name tags of the released
against those of the more fortunate dead.

 

 

 



 

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