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Tonight, the moon is

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October 15, 2018
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Tonight, the moon is
the frailest sliver, scalpel
of the heavenly
Surgeon, beauty piercing these
calluses grown on my heart.


Jillian Hazel
Jillian Hazel grew up halfway between a conservative Dutch farming town and a city of artists and hippies, and it shows. She got her bachelor's degree in English, with minors in business and Bible, and somehow landed in Oklahoma, where she teaches pre-K. She ministers in her church through teaching, mentoring, art, and lots of cooking for crowds. She sometimes tweets at @jilllianhazel.
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