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(These are excerpts—click on the titles to view the complete poems)
— Word Poems
Poems containing the words lure, prayer, vinyl, and exit.
He became still. Nothing
His nightmares iced.
Clare L. Martin
Tonight the moon has a dog's face,
a slim green grin.
Jennifer Van Orman
In my head I have
pictures of cotton-sheer
birds fluttering on summer breezes
F. John Sharp
Before me, the balloon
of my brother's body inflates, deflates.
As a grandfather waits to meet
a car passes by the window, his
smoke-wisp eyebrows curl into waves
Keys need locks.
Locks still work without keys or am I
stating the obvious?
Leather shoes on gravel: someone
comes through the front door. Slam.
Grass and Shadows
unsealed speech stirs open spaces
crows caw to catch the air
Barbara De Franceschi
Like a couple sharing the same hammock,
you would be immediately drawn
towards each other.