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All The Days And Nights

 Timothy Gager
 Timothy Gager
All The Days And Nights
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Timothy Gager is the author of thirteen books of short fiction and poetry. His upcoming, Chief Jay Strongbow is Real (Big Table Publishing) more his first book of poetry in four years. He's hosted the successful Dire Literary Series in Cambridge, Massachusetts since 2001 and was the co-founder of Somerville News Writers Festival. He has had over 400 works of fiction and poetry published and of which eleven have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. His work has been read on National Public Radio. Timothy is the Fiction Editor of The Wilderness House Literary Review, the founding co-editor of The Heat City Literary Review. His last two books, the novels, The Thursday Appointments of Bill Sloan/ and Grand Slams: A Coming of Eggs Story drew rave reviews. A graduate of the University of Delaware, Timothy lives in Dedham, Massachusetts and is employed as a social worker.
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We are solid oak doors that shut
on pasts, close on our dead
mothers, sons and daughters
These doors swell, often, don't open,

At midnight we walk toward the woods,
the moss cold under our toes
only caught in the light for a moment
in a glimpse that is half full

We are dim lights on dark nights
sending out calls to the wolves
howling at the sun because
the moon, has yet to hear them.

If I should need to step back
to see how you glow in this light
I can be at one with that, simply
we'll grow like violets in the dark



  2 years ago
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