Bob Hicok

Bob Hicok’s ninth book, Hold, is just out from Copper Canyon Press.

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Saving a life

My mother hanging sheets on a line  in ’47. The wind believes it won the war,  just like the rest of America,  and swirls her black hair in a manner  the photo likes to recall.  Her simple skirt and blouse  are proud of her youth.  The train in the background  leans no direction in particular,  […]

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Making the most of the least I can do

for & from James Galvin   People were nice. I asked the priest to wear my mother’s wedding dress during the sermon about the difference between turning the other cheek and looking the other way. The cowboy wore it gelding bulls. The surgeon got it bloody but the patient lived. The skydiver jumped into the […]

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