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Two Poems by Dreama Frisk

Sister in the Groves In the darkness of an early morning,In the chill of a tropical winter,My car trails the work busAlong narrow, sandy roads. The...

The Rusalka’s Dance by Elizabeth Stevens

I watch him from my waters, wondering at what his thoughts may be. He cuts at reeds along my riverbanks, his sickle an arc of whistling air,...

A Poem by Michele Keane-Moore

To My Entangled Quark Shall we sit a moment To sip our jasmine tea and enjoy Being in the same room At the same table with its flowered tablecloth? Sun...

a short party for strangers on the Serengeti by Timothy Hudenburg

bore more bone marrow lessons now here plant neither nor animal either or lessons here now nowhere amongst omnivores creatures just beginning to assert their dominance T. M. Hudenburg is glad this...

Awareness: Three Variations on a Theme by Cliff Bernier

Imagining Imagine light unpeelinglike appleskin,or a cloud of crowscircling,from a woodland pondreflectingtrees aboveregarding me with wonder,imagining me. Awakening See morning unpeellike an orange,loop the merry-go-round sun andonceagainchurn...

Four Poems by Gregory McGreevey

Lightning Bugs Branched bogs, a curiously quietafternoon, rapt, mad with heat.We keep throwing rocks, despitethe moans, the pleas,still,after cursing turns to begging,untillightning bugs dot the...

Two Poems by Chris Biles

Etched protectedand unprotectedpartsmake the wholemake the art pour on the acidthe chemicalsfeel the burnfeel the boiling consumptiondepletiondestruction or just watch it from beneath the quiet balmof secrecy and...

Three Poems by Susan Mockler

Auguryafter Relative by Sam Gilliam The sky washes over me, enticing,bursting open with orange and teal, a cleansing becoming more vibrantfrom west to east. Soft, like...

Three Poems by Anant Dhavale

Crimson What makestonight's tropical wind so coldI wonder how the trees will surviveCome and kill me, engulf mein your wild currentsin you, I have heard,...

Interstate-10 by Craig E. Flaherty

prelude: a small fire along the banks started withthe crumpled pages from the great americanpoetry 19th century anthologyesquire magazine coversplacemats from memorable restaurantsdiploma certificate...

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Three Poems by Serena Agusto-Cox

Marvelous Creeper It seeps,it creeps.Emerging, crawling,a marring of sky.Amber deepens to pumpkin,the distortion less unsettling.Soon, a blood orange supplants everything.We sit here, marveling. Not waiting,not...

Three Poems by Fran Abrams

Trees Know Bare branches of winter treessway in wind, like animalsbobbing their heads,listening to music of breezes,telling stories to their neighbors. Trees know who tilled the...

Two Poems by R.E.I.L.

Piece for PEACE For my grandmother (Feb 2, 1956 - February 13, 2020) I’m trying to find the right words to make sense or peace with...
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