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by Traci Brimhall

Issue 3 :: Autumn 2008 (poetry)

They think it’s an earthquake,
the rock
and settle of the building,
but then tourists,
listening to a tiny waltz
from crackling speakers, lean
over railings and observe flames
and ash moving in three-four time,
and see wind moving
through the fluttering bomber jacket,


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"Falling" is roughly 250 words.

Traci Brimhall lives in New York City. Her work has been a finalist for the Rita Dove Poetry Award and the Black Warrior Review Poetry Contest. Some of her poems have appeared in Harpur Palate, Kalliope, Slipstream, Poet Lore, and DMQ Review.