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  • Gary Hunter

Imagine Growing Up - March 18, 2022

a tomato in Italy

or a grape in France

every expectation to

grow smart and strong

show up your peers

go to the head of the class

and graduate into

a dish worthy

of kissed fingertips

or a glass

sniffed swished and

sipped with a smile

anything less

a family’s failure

its worst shame





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