A Quiet Root

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“Rockin’ Ronnie Says So Long” by Paul Ruta

About a week from now, they’ll find me downstream near Lewiston, New York, bumping against rocks to the rhythm of waves. Rivermen will drag me out, headless and fish-white. They’ll use an angler’s net to scoop my entrails, floating alongside, spilled from my split body but somehow still attached.

            Well shit, that’s not how I pictured it.

Read it in Reservoir Road

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