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Steve Scafidi

There is a broken-down
burning house inside the soul and someone
in the window waves. It is me. Dammit

— Steve Scafidi, from “The Denunciation of Ricky Skaggs from On High,” The Cabinetmaker’s Window (Louisiana State University Press, 2014)

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