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The virus took fall’s last nice days
when it came inside our fence.
The dogs we train were also taken,
as the staff was sorely pressed.
We lived within our cells paired up,
fourteen feet by eight.
Left alone wondering:
will Before return one day?

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Lawrence Palubecki is a writer incarcerated in Wisconsin.