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Dead Animal Pickup*

City Paper 2013 Poetry Contest: Second Place

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City Paper’s 15th annual short-fiction contest
City Paper’s 14th annual poetry contest

There is a pile of dead rats on the porch
Of the vacant next to our house
There is a foul odor from next door
Drifting towards our house
I ask that the city please remove these rats

* Words and image found on the Baltimore 311 app

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