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When a Child Dies By Jacqueline Jules No one knows  what to say. The silence  hangs like fog on a mountain, gathering droplets until the drizzle dampens  everything else  said. Jacqueline Jules is the author of three chapbooks, Field Trip to the Museum (Finishing Line Press), Stronger Than Cleopatra (ELJ Publications), and Itzhak Perlman’s Broken String (Winner, Helen Kay Chapbook Prize 2016). Her work has appeared in over 100 publications including Hospital Drive, The Potomac Review, Little Patuxent Review, Imitation Fruit, and Sow’s Ear Poetry Review. She is also the author of 40 books for young readers including the Zapato Power series and Never Say a Mean Word Again. Visit www.jacquelinejules.com 31