Jaynie by Jared Carter Under the bridge, not far away, lived Jaynie Dean, Who had no other place to stay except between Two railings stuffed with random rags and cardboard. Sacks, Containing clothes, and plastic bags filled up the cracks. Content to have a place to call her own, she froze One night. A trash truck came to haul away the clothes. Jared Carter ’s most recent book is The Land Itself , from Monongahela Books in West Virginia. He lives in Indianapolis.
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