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Volume 14 • Number 1 • Spring-Summer 2022

Debbie Laffin

What Happens Here

rippleless once in a while slightly
green oh hey really green
sometimes churning spitting wild
crashing glorious colors usually often
bluebird sky winged eagles eat
rotting fish dogsĀ 
roll in tiny houses on pine tree roads
angry piles of freeze threatening
sparkles fade in warm
mushy bugs born of water squish moreĀ 
green ears full of buzz
(there is such a thing as free lunch) the
dock goes in old man watches
jumping splashes
it's what happens here

Debbie Laffin likes to create. She lives on the shoreline of Lake Winnebago in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. She loves to knit, quilt, and write.