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Mom, he said,

Caroline Knox

If we put all the

alphabet blocks on

the card table, we could build

a house, instead of playing

this stupid card game.


I was glad to hear that. He

built a Tower of Pisa

and a fake Gothic cathedral

full of leftover sugar

Easter rabbits.

Then he ate one. UGH.


Part of 'In the Beginning of Covid-19', a series of poems curated by Jason Dodge in 2020