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ABIGAIL B. CALKIN : Salt Licks
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ABIGAIL B. CALKIN
Salt Licks

There has to be a better road than to send young men— flowers flourishing at the beginning of bloom— to war to return home to bawl like babies or sob like a mother who has just lost her child. I grow weary of tending my husband’s tears in buckets and jars around the house.

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Soul of My Soldier: Reflections of a Military Wife by ABIGAIL B. CALKIN
ABIGAIL B. CALKIN | Introduction
| Lullaby
page 037
| Comforting the Remnants of My Soldier
| Enlistment
| You

page 038
| Operating Room
| Collateral Damage
| Innocence Shattered

page 039
| Missing Faces
| How Boys Become Men
| Returning

page 040
| Salt Licks
| A Parent’s Pain
| Wall Drug

page 041
| The Stare
| Sleep
| Army Wife

page 042
| Deployed
| Touching Blood
| Blinders

page 043
| Goodbye
| Hearing
| The Quaker and the Sergeant

page 044
| Fixing the Problem
| Jagged Edges
| A Letter and a Conversation

page 045
| Hold Me Close No Matter the Distance
| Protocol in Bed
| Universality

page 046
| The Wall
| Change
| 31

page 047
ABIGAIL B. CALKIN| Why He Is Who He Is
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