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Sara Burge

Sara Burge is a recent graduate of the MFA program at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale and currently teaches poetry classes at Missouri State University. Her work has appeared in River Styx, Cimarron Review, Court Green, and elsewhere.


God of Chocolate, God of War

During World War II, the army consumed mass quantities of the Mars company’s new M&M candies, as the chocolate shells could withstand any climate.Even the walking dead need sweets, candy their meatwith peanuts in caramel like maggots in amber. [...]