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Devil’s Gotcha

written by Melissa Watkins Starr November 16, 2017

Devil’s Gotcha

Poem by Melissa Watkins Star
Melissa Watkins Starr, a former news reporter, works as a writer/editor from her
home in Portsmouth, Virginia.


Illustration by Kieran O’Halloran


Your soul he took, your corpse he left—
it’s all we have to show.
We’ll paint your cheeks up rosy red
and plant you in a row.

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