At this point, the cell phone tower should be waving power through the air all the connections trying to reconnect after the hurricane’s disconnection but I still can’t reach you. Outside, trees and buildings are slaughtered city streets overcome with sudden debris the devastation, our final argument when I stormed out without saying goodbye.
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Laurie Kolp is the author of Upon the Blue Couch (Winter Goose Publishing, 2014) and Hello, It’s Your Mother (Finishing Line Press, 2015). Her recent publications include concis, By&By Poetry, Bracken, Up the Staircase Quarterly, Front Porch Journal, and more. Laurie lives in Southeast Texas with her husband, three children and two dogs. http://lauriekolp.com