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Claire Hellar

Key

Years ago you took the way your father hit you
and you hid it, and so

your hands
pray
on the keyboard in the dark.

Claire Hellar grew up on a tropical island, paints her apartments teal, and has been published in Linebreak, Blue Fifth Review, and elsewhere.

Claire Hellar

Adagio

This is just to say

that I recognize that the world is resonant

and that with or
without suffering

warmth can suddenly abandon us.

Claire Hellar grew up on a tropical island, paints her apartments teal, and has been published in LinebreakBlue Fifth Review, and elsewhere.