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The Proposal

After the war, orders sent him west.
In tidy lines he wrote:
Come see the ocean, stay for dinner.

She packed his photo and her best dress into a single suitcase.

As waving wheat stalks slid past train windows,
she closed her eyes and smiled at
dreams of a home.

The Proposal

After the war, orders sent him west.
In tidy lines he wrote:
Come see the ocean, stay for dinner.

She packed his photo and her best dress into a single suitcase.

As waving wheat stalks slid past train windows,
she closed her eyes and smiled at
dreams of a home.

Darcy McMurtery, 39

Seattle / Spokane

 
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