Coryl Reef

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Writing Wednesday 13

Sevenling 4

He left a voicemail on my new cell phone
and a letter at the backyard door
to tell me he moved out of state.

I called the number he wrote,
heard a message of non-service,
and sent a bounced email to his address.

Our daughter studies abroad.

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  1. Liz says:

    Can you maybe explain to me the last line?

    • Coryl o'Reilly says:

      In the scope of the whole suite of poems, I intended it to show the daughter growing up and going away.