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Michael Meyerhofer

Michael Meyerhofer is the author of What To Do If You’re Buried Alive (Split Lip Press, 2015) and Damnatio Memoriae (Brick Road Poetry Press, 2011). He serves as the poetry editor of Atticus Review and lives in Fresno, California.

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My Mother Sent Me

a text message
from her coffin.
It said Glad
you’re not here.

She's always doing
stuff like that. She says
it’s to help me
savor my remaining
days. But I know
it’s because I’m
the only one left
who hasn’t changed
his number.