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Breaking My Own Heart

written by: Julie Eger


cows in a cattle car
casually on their way
to my knife and fork

they ride to their end
because of
people like me

I say a prayer
look the other way
never see the final bullet

Julie Eger

Julie Eger

OCTOBER 2018 AUTHOR OF THE MONTH at Spillwords.com
Julie Eger writes under the names Julie Eger, A.J. Lawdring and Copper Rose, perforates the edges of the page while writing, believes anything is possible for those who believe anything is possible, and lives in Wisconsin with her husband and a black Golden Doodle, has raised two sons and has been accused of playing well with others. Credits include seven anthologies at Clarendon House Publications and numerous online journals and other anthologies. She also understands there really is something about pie.
Julie Eger

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