of a dozen quails
from the snap of a broken branch
from one poorly written word
Jeff Burt lives in Santa Cruz County, California, and works in manufacturing. He has published in Blue Lake Review, , Dandelion Farm Review, Rhino, and Windfall, and won the 2011 SuRaa short fiction award.
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