National Poetry Month

Poet of the Day – Ann Howells

National Poetry Month April 20, 2020 Ann Howells Bigotry   falls, a gentle snow upon young shoulders, persistent wind chime tinkling the ear. It turns off lamps, turns up heat, so subtle it goes unnoticed. It falls like crumbs from Mama’s apron, spills in ashes from Dad’s pipe. Like asbestos in the ceiling, lead in the water, it poisons from the inside out, surfaces in the most unlikely places — like the mouth of a…

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