The Fates

A poem by Kevin A. Risner

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Kevin A. Risner is author of My Ear is a Sieve (Bottlecap Press, 2017) and Lucid (The Poetry Annals, 2018). His work has been published in multiple spaces: Riggwelter, Dream Noir, Indicia, 8 Poems, Noble/Gas Qtrly, L’Ephemere Review, and elsewhere. He is writing instructor and ESL Coordinator at the Cleveland Institute of Art.

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