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Mitzi Dorton


Sorsain by MidJourney AI.

Graves, my only host, I cart home bits of rust-colored clay and acorns for my amulet. My buried connections from this town have long travelled with me. Spiritual misfit, graveside seed, swelling beyond these roots.


About the writer:
Mitzi Dorton is author of the book Chief Corn Tassel (Finishing Line Press, 2022). Her work is in SEMO Press, Esoterica, Rattle, Sheila-Na-Gig, The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, Northern Colorado Writers, Colorado Book Award 2020, and many others.

Image: Sorsain by by AI MidJourney. Digital image from Basque mythology created by artificial intelligence. 2022. Public domain.

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