Snapshot of Your Birth Mom in the State Pen: poem cover

SNAPSHOT OF YOUR BIRTH MOM IN THE STATE PEN

 
She stares out of her jumpsuit,
a size or three too large,
resembling an astronaut
at the end of her dark journeys,
shrunken like E.T.
 
Irene, who with a knife
sent Clyde to outer space
in 1955.
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