Northwords Now

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by Sonya MacDonald

Once I saw an angel standing
with my dead father
in an upstairs doorway,

both had disapproving eyes.
I told them
transcendence comes through art
not death

but he never liked to listen much,
even in those early days
when life required so much less.

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