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A tanka

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October 15, 2018
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I pushed back the rail
reverently and climbed in
his hospital bed.
“Take off your shoes,” God whispered.
“This is the holiest ground.”

Laura Kauffman
Laura Kauffman, MA is the author of Carolina Clay: A Collection of Poems on Love and Loss. She writes from the Loess Hills of Iowa, where she lives with her three sons, four pets, 15 chickens, and one husband, Chris.  You can follow her on Twitter @laura_kauff.

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