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Andrew  Hudgins

Andrew Hudgins

Although born into a military family that moved frequently, Andrew Hudgins’s roots in the South and as a Southern Baptist have remained with him. His narrative poetry, often darkly humorous, has a firm base in Southern culture. Hudgins’s first

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by Andrew Hudgins

When we first heard from blocks away
the fog truck’s blustery roar,
we dropped our toys, leapt from our meals,   
and scrambled out the door

into an evening briefly fuzzy.
We yearned to be transformed—
translated past confining flesh