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Mike Dillon

Third Grade

When I realized the question on the chalkboard
was not a question because our teacher
already knew the answer
I felt something inside me
sink one floor.


Mike Dillon, who lives northwest of Seattle on Puget Sound, likes brief, cold-water swims and short conversations.


 

 

Mike Dillon

And Now

I watch my father
bent with age
step around
rather than over
a shattered oar
left by last night’s tide.


Mike Dillon, who lives northwest of Seattle on Puget Sound, likes brief, cold-water swims and short conversations.