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Staining Slipcovers
by anne cunningham
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Stained Slipcovers

It will run hot at first,
in pulsing gushing bursts
wetting my hands and lap,
rendering me unable
to do another single thing,
the dishes, the laundry,
smooth my hair or fix my face.

As the manic pulse slightens,
becoming a trickle down effect,
the good kind of tired
will sweep me away
to lie flat on the puffy sofa,
near the window, in the sunroom,
soaking up the southeast exposure. 


(For Deborah, because staining slipcovers is never by accident, but in firm design, and it is exactly this sort of thing that keeps our head out of the oven!)

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Reviewed by Gary Gebert
Intimate write there Ms. Cunningham. Peaceful.

Reviewed by Gerald Grimmett (in memory of) (Reader)
Now this one is as pure an honest as it gets. Last line ties it up perfectly
Reviewed by Kevin Mc Crum (Reader)
Your depth, clarity, color, and word usage are quite great!
Reviewed by Simon Thurlow (Reader)
Reviewed by Lori Moore
Great write.
Reviewed by Erin Kelly-Moen
:) Love this, Anne!
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
You take me there, Anne. Thanks. Love and peace to you. Regis
Reviewed by Candy T (Reader)
'the good kind of tired' brilliant line- whole piece is very you :)
Reviewed by Kenny Baez
the purple stain that spread over an entire nation of poetry lovers... nice one, anne!

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