“Embankment” by Ben Winderman

“Embankment” by Ben Winderman

  “Embankment” Ben Wnderman I ran towards the sound and swiftly recognized it as his voice. Volume increased disproportionately to distance, but agony had not chosen words.  I entered indecipherable, a blur between two holly trees, through the rectangle yard, over split rail and across the paper street; “Dad dad” I chased my breath through…

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“Nightlight” by Ben Winderman

“Nightlight” by Ben Winderman

  Another night that offered an abundance of repetitive regret but an absence of restorative rest. I settled into my morning futon of forgiveness. Maybe it’s the darkness alone that haunts my mental gravitron and a nite-light would do the trick. My eyes close with the force of I have solved this sleepless riddle. But…

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