Sept/Oct 2020 • Vol. XLII No. 5 All of This Is TrueSeptember 1, 2020 |

Michael Moses Ward Has Drowned

September 20, 2013 Above a sea and its salt. inside the heat and the laughing top forties blown speaker and white tile display of infinity pool through the glass of a cruise ship hot tub while drinking in easy leisure at his family reunion as the lounge of summer rendered him inebriated and so not much different than anyone around him unless you know his father renamed him after the bombing and custody shift and wonder if that was because he was a boy who survived the smallest puddle behind a shed where the only police officer who thought he was worth saving pulled him from it against the advice of other cops who called him a trap, face down, his fractured skull in such a minute body of water threatened to end that life, not the city helicopter’s C-4 dropped nor the gallons of water pumped into the small throat of that house from their fire trucks or barrage of gunfire, and not any kind of raw hunger inside his protruding belly, or the teachings he did not get to kn

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By Roger Reeves

September 20, 2013 Above a sea and its salt. inside the heat and the laughing top forties blown speaker and white tile display of infinity pool through the glass of […]

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