“Letter to My Father at the Winter Solstice”

“Letter to My Father at the Winter Solstice” by Christine Swint begins:

My scroll of grief spits and crackles
in the sun’s bonfire–

Do you hear it?  That girl,
her voice in me?

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“Swimming Stockbridge Bowl” by Christine Swint was published by Heron Tree in 2014; you can read or re-read it here.