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"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Frances Koziar has publications in 25+ literary magazines, and is seeking an agent for a diverse NA/YA fantasy novel. One of her poems shortlisted for the 2019 Molotov Cocktail Shadow Award Contest, and her poetry has appeared in Acta Victoriana, Snapdragon, and previously in Shot Glass Journal. She is a young retired (disabled) academic and a social justice advocate, and she lives in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
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Frances Koziar

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The Lost

They fall
before the conqueror
like wheat
before the whisper
of the sickle.

made of blood
the only headstones
on their graves.