Harper, Misty 2004

Monday, October 18, 2004
with Kristy Bowen and Katrina Vandenberg

I salute you with high-falutin’
salutations–Down to the Minutiae,

– Misty Harper, “Dear General”

Broadside of “Dear General” by Misty Harper

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Misty Harper begins reading at 38:00 minutes.

The morning had been grimy
no dew pinched our ears
a persistent roughness ate at our cuffs
the afternoon we swore would be different
we would take pains we would see to it

– Misty Harper, “We Went Away”

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