Gingerbread House Lit Mag

It Snows, The Dead Return

In the chill
the barn
horses shiver
like rubber-
booted fathers
at the door
who softly
stamp their feet and
neigh of
green fields.

Mark Jackley


Mark Jackley‘s new chapbook is Appalachian Night, available free from the author by emailing His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Natural Bridge, Fifth Wednesday, Sugar House Review, Talking River and other journals. He lives in Sterling, VA. 

Artwork: Lisa Chakrabarti, “Two horses in the snow”

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