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Nancy Mitchell

As you grew it grew.

A foghorn moaned in a sea


     of soybeans. Nothing

     the cop said, to see here.


But you stayed and waited

until you saw your face—


      a cloud passing over

      the shattered windshield.

Nancy Mitchell is a 2012 Pushcart Prize winner, the author of The Near Surround, Grief Hut, and The Out-of-Body Shop, and co-editor of Plume Interviews I. Her poems have appeared in such journals as Agni, Green Mountains Review, Ploughshares, Superstition Review, and Washington Square Review. She serves as Associate Editor of Special Features and Interviews for Plume Poetry and is the inaugural Poet Laureate of the City of Salisbury Maryland.

Artwork: “Do Not Bend” by Irakli Mirzashvili

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