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Explorations of Honesty / Investigation of Lies: Traveler’s Log

Lila Cutter '15

A Midwestern woman called
the “remote” a “switcher”. She left
the Midwest and called it
just the same.

Tuesday, September 28, 2007
a man flew to Australia.
In Australia, he arrived
Thursday, September 30, 2007.
The flight was 32 hours.

At fourteen I hitchhiked
through Quebec
with my brother. We were
picked up by a bus
for handicapped children. I miss
those roads.

When Spring packs it takes her
hours. When Spring unpacks
it doesn’t take her long at all.

My uncle is a monk
in the Himalayas.
He said he’d only come home
for a death.
(No one has died
yet).

Published by: in Poetry, Volume 69: Issue 1

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