Youth

(“Youth” first appeared in Aqueous Magazine in December 2013)

Half Dome 1988

You have a face that does its best to

show emotion.

But you haven’t had your heart ripped

out of your chest.

You don’t really believe that there’s evil

in the world.

You still think that the lady screaming

unashamed

at her kid in the checkout line at Walmart

is just a bad parent and not actually the manifestation of something

much

much

worse.

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About Eric Chandler

Husband. Father. Pilot. Cross Country Skier. Writer. Author of Outside Duluth and Down In It.
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