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George Witte

George Witte is the author of The Apparitioners (Three Rail Press, 2005). New poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Boulevard, Nimrod, Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, and Southwest Review. He works as the editor in chief of St. Martin’s Press.

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The Blister

Late October I ministered your grave Instead of calling home, the phone An underwater cave That droned your birthday monotone. With topsoil, lily bulbs, and garden spade I thought to cultivate your stone— No matter, being dead You couldn [...]