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Maxine Kumin

Fiction

Fall 1993

Bummers

By Maxine Kumin

It’s the middle of February, twenty degrees Fahrenheit and some clean, wet snow is falling on the scuffed, stained snow of the sheep pasture. Ariella and Dirk Envers are supposed […]

Poetry

Winter 1990

Fat Pets On

By Maxine Kumin

I am trying to make a palindrome out of the stencil NO STEP AFT as we sit on the tarmac in Geneva. It says don't tread on me, at least […]

Poetry

Winter 1990

The Green Well

By Maxine Kumin

June. 5 a.m. Before the sun retakes its dips and humps, light rims the field with an aura. Gnats form an ectoplasmic cloud over the bruised bathtub, over the salt […]