A Quiet Root

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“Confessional” by Sam DeFlitch

See: we make bread

to be torn apart, hot. Hot and full
of yanked-up wheatsheaf. We

love the dog even though we know,
we know—be it love or oats,

we know it when we plant it—
most things don’t make it out alive.

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