Category Archives: Rita Yager

Letting Go of Winter

Winter is still with some of us, and it was a particularly brutal one. The memories linger. Below is the last winter poem we will run until next December: Our canine engine appears erupting from a kennel in the wilderness … Continue reading

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Memories Linger of the Holidays

  The Dowager by Rita Yager   With insistence on formality at family gatherings let us remain civil even if it’s a lie smiling through gritted teeth until our faces hurt laugh while holding down the sour in our throats … Continue reading

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