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Keith Leonard

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Keith Leonard

Keith Leonard is the author of Ramshackle Ode (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016). He lives in Bloomington, Indiana.

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I walked the three floors
of the local antique store
and imagined white plaques
adorning each room
—but unlike museums
I could touch the displays,
and could take a seat
at a beautiful walnut table—
I could wonder about the moment
its palm-stained patina 
went from

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