Anthology - Curious

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In March we asked for entries to a charity anthology where the theme was STOLEN. Kneel Downe's Stolen Indie Anthology will be published on 20th May but we wanted to share some of the entries here on the website too, whether or not they made it into the new book. Here's Curious by CZ Heyward...

The conversation ended as it always began, with one word. Why? I always began it with how I finished it. My resignation. Her questions were endless about rainbows and stars, and how come she could swim like a fish but couldn't fly like a bird. Sometimes I'd cheat and say ask your mother. She tells me she did, and her mother said to ask me.

You want me to ask God again daddy. She sucks on her lower lip, doe eyed and waiting. No I tell her, just wait till I'm there. We'll ask him together. Go to sleep, daddy has to go to work in the morning.

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C. Z. Heyward is an emerging poet and playwright whose work has appeared in a number of journals including Serendipity Magazine, Poetry Quarterly, and The Sacred Cow. When he's not writing he enjoys live jazz in dark bars, and riding his vintage motorcycles.

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