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V.C. McCabe is an American poet whose work appears, or is forthcoming, in Poet Lore, The Galway Review, Prairie Schooner, Tar River Poetry, Spillway, The Cape Rock, and elsewhere. A native and current resident of West Virginia, she has also lived in Ireland and the UK. Her website is vcmccabe.com

 

 

 

 

Formative

 

The teacher lured
the class with
lollipops, marching
them, single-file,
to the cemetery.
Haunting takes
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