Lilace Mellin Guignard lives in rural Pennsylvania above the Marcellus Shale. She teaches creative writing, women’s studies, and outdoor recreation leadership at Mansfield University.
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Lullaby in Fracktown
Child, when you’re sad put on your blue shoes.
You know that Mama loves you lollipops
and Daddy still has a job to lose.
So put on a party hat. We’ll play the kazoos
loud and louder from the mountaintop.
Child, when you’re sad put...