02/11/2011

The sun snuck
onto the roof
of my father’s
house in Texas,
sparkling
the colony
of spiderwebs
into view.

AUTHOR'S NOTE:

While I, in Ohio, Dreamed of an Intruder” was written in of those moments when the veil between panic and beauty thins around daybreak. My father called me early, waking me from a nightmare, to explain the way he saw sunlight hit the house he and his father built. The juxtaposition was simply too powerful.

BIO:

Jade Ramsey is a native Texan earning an MFA from Bowling Green State University. Her works have appeared in ShelfLife, Jellyfish, and Concisely Magazines, among others.
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