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March 2009, vol 5 no 1

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Hortensia Anderson



Platinum Print

The nude woman kneels on a bed as if in prayer. Light through the northern window washes over her profile.

She cradles herself, barely able to clasp the slightly shadowed belly in the shape of a tear, full to overflowing.

another summer—
I keep on growing
into my mother

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