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Medicine Child

Medicine Child

– Poetry by Julia Florek Turcan –

Julia Florek Turcan

The warmth of your small body
seeps through cracked exterior
penetrates deep into this caked clay
carelessly discarded to 
dry or crumble.
Your sun bakes
better than any oven, and though i
thought neglect had misshaped
this unruly form
had left a half-made gollem
unfit for care or crafting
unworthy of an image
i find instead it has created
the perfect vessel
to hold you


About the Author – Julia Florek Turcan

Julia Florek Turcan is a writer from Atikokan, ON currently residing in Winnipeg.  Her poetry appears in The Literary Review of Canada, CV2, Understorey, antilang, and other generous publications.


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