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Eloise Bruce

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Eloise Bruce is the author of Rattle (CavenKerry Press, 2004). She lives in New Jersey.

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Dreaming within these walls all night,
we woke with both eyes open,
barely winking at the morning light.

We shower and sing with the long-legged fly.
Queen Maeve keeps time in the attic,
and the pig-keepers roar in the toy box below stairs.

Turn out the lamp whose fringe rhymes with orange.
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