gray of sun-beaten clapboard
and eye of slinking cat ...
Waukegan Harbor with its view of Zion
nuclear plant and coast littered
with dead alewives ...
My children, five and four, built
cushioned forts from matching love seats
in our company apartment in Marquette ...
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