When My Mother Is Away

Molly McCully Brown

Molly McCully Brown is the author of The Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded, which won the 2016 Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize. She is spending a year in Bologna, Italy, on the 2018-19 Amy Lowell Poetry Traveling Scholarship.

“When My Mother Is Away,” copyright 2018 by Molly McCully Brown. Reprinted by permission of University of Georgia Press.

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