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  • Storm
  • Ash Bowen (bio)

A terrible storm and the wind scatteredits sticks across the lawn. Sometime in the night,

the breaker tripped and the compressor kicked offinside our son. Round and round you walked,

unable to watch as I unscrewed himfrom his chassis and turned my wrench

on whatever I thought would wake him. We liftedhis body between us and up to the light

as we did when we first got him—new, unblemished,nothing dusty in his circuits. [End Page 17]

Ash Bowen

Ash Bowen is the author of The Even Years of Marriage, winner of the 2012 Orphic Book Prize for poetry (Dream Horse Press). Other work is forthcoming or has appeared in Georgetown Review, Quarterly West, Best of the Net 2013, New England Review, Kenyon Review Online, and elsewhere in print and online. He lives in Tuscaloosa with his partner and step-children and teaches literature and undergraduate creative writing at the University of Alabama.

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Additional Information

ISSN
2166-014x
Print ISSN
0884-3457
Pages
p. 17
Launched on MUSE
2014-07-04
Open Access
No
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