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To the Cop Who Phoned My Mother to Tell Her I Was in Danger

by Susana H. Case

Of course, she didn’t trust
your gestapo blurt of words.
She came from a culture
abused by authority. Continue reading


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Calling the Police

by Andrew Michael Roberts

It was night, and we were lost. We called the police.
Hello, they said, this is the police, we have sidearms and
stunners and black cars and shackles, and we know
how to use them.

There was a silence.

We said, We are afraid.
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