Category Archives: 2013

  1. Buying My Blue Dress

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    December 15, 2013 by The Citron Review

    by Helen Ruggieri   The day I bought my blue dress, I imagined a Guatemalan woman looming it with her dark …
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  2. Alstroemeria

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    December 15, 2013 by The Citron Review

    By Maureen Alsop   Face down, though there was no space, something in you lay and would not get up. You …
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  3. Penguins Used to Fly

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    December 15, 2013 by The Citron Review

    by Nels Hanson   The waddling penguin gave up flight to swim, its body changed from bird to birdlike seal …
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  4. Sulfur

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    December 15, 2013 by The Citron Review

    by Thea Autry   She smells differently since the funeral, since the nephews and nieces she hadn’t seen in 17 …
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  5. Petoskey Stone

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    December 15, 2013 by The Citron Review

    by Maureen Alsop   Families, a thing of water from the beginning, are an ancient fog we carry downhill as …
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  6. Apology in Adagio

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    December 15, 2013 by The Citron Review

    by Angela M. Brommel   I ruminate. I have three cards addressed to you another purchased last week while carrying …
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  7. Typically Brittle and Optically Transparent

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    December 15, 2013 by The Citron Review

    by Erica L. Kaufman   Her hands and fingers were always covered in cuts. Scars, too, underneath the cuts. She …
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  8. Hard Rain Fell*

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    December 15, 2013 by The Citron Review

    by Nathaniel Heely   II. What You Have Seen The recurring image. The recurring scenes and sounds. Thunder in the …
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  9. Baby Pictures

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    December 15, 2013 by The Citron Review

    by Katie Cortese   Jim’s computer has a program that can age any face, or propel it back into youth. …
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  10. Love in the Time of Godzilla

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    December 15, 2013 by The Citron Review

    by Angela M. Brommel   Sometimes we are running, and I don’t know where we began or where we are …
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George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. "Sunflower." The New York Public Library Digital Collections.

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