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Nathan McClain

We’re unpreparedfor our little disappointments.Normally I might not pay attentionto sunlight pouring into the courtyardbut this afternoon, I do —probably because it’s already nearly gone.None of us mentions the night,but I, for one, would like tobe expecting it, whenit comes. — Nathan McClain, from “Power Outage Elegy,” Waxwing (Issue VIII, 2016)

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