FIVE POINTS - VOL. 14, NO. 3

Vol. 14, No.3
My Motherís Flashlight
by Sharon Olds

Sitting in the early morning dark,
holding my late motherís little
chrome flashlight.
In the cylinder, the batteries shift
and roll, like two, double A, winged
monkey bombs. I write by her light.
When she had gone into her final coma,
and I was on the jet to her, flying
toward her as if I was-


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