I’d like to apologize for the loose cows of my childhood,
the ones who wandered the roads at two a. m., lowing
as if to say, how did such a thing happen? How
did we find ourselves in your garden, cropping the corn?

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Jane Sasser’s poems have appeared in The Sun, North American Review, Journal of the American Medical Association, and other publications. She is the author of two poetry chapbooks, Recollecting the Snow (Main Street Press, 2009) and Itinerant (Finishing Line, 2009). She teaches English literature and creative writing at Oak Ridge High School.

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