July 5, 2021

Mike White

DEATH

She brushed it aside
and brushed it aside

as we all did
the fly that kept
landing in her casket.  

from Rattle #71, Spring 2021

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Mike White: “A sizable portion of what I write would best be described as ‘whistling in the dark’ around death. The whistling gives me some peace, and even some pleasure.”

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