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Kathy Lynn Harris

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Kathy Lynn Harris was lucky enough to grow up in a ranching family in rural South Texas — surrounded by flat, dry land; mesquite trees; Larry McMurty books; and colorful, real-life characters who knew how to work hard, get their hands dirty, and drink straight whiskey on Saturday night.

She’s eaten fried rattlesnake, braised squirrel, and just about every part of a cow that’s edible, except the testicles. (A girl must have standards.) She attempted vegetarianism for two weeks in 1999, her spirit eventually broken by her dad’s barbecue sausage and her mom’s world-famous chicken-fried steak.

More than 10 years ago now, Kathy packed up her boots and left Texas to make the move to Colorado—to live out her dream of being a kick-ass, back-to-nature
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Notes for the Skilled Nursing Facility

My mom is gone now.  But I wrote this poem anyway. It got a little dark.

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Notes for the Skilled Nursing Facility

 


Her name is Diana Sue Harris, but please.


Don’t call her that.


She goes by Sue.


 


If there’s an issue, call her middle daughter


who will drop everything


and hold the hurt inside for years.


 


She loves Dr. Pepper, all day long. It never seems to elevate her sugar levels,


so give it a go.


If...

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Published on April 12, 2019 14:21
Average rating: 3.73 · 109 ratings · 20 reviews · 3 distinct works
Blue Straggler

3.46 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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A Good Kind of Knowing

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