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(These are excerpts--click on the titles to view the complete poems)
— Word Poems
Poems containing the words feather, collection, widow, and maple.
Like holding a telescope to the bones—
the cat's purr, murmuring a dirge for hours.
Sarah J. Sloat
The stars seated in the dark
pass our lives across the table
I don't believe in being pretty anymore,
or know why I watch you read in bed.
Van Gogh in Love
I knocked as loudly
as a banging shutter.
Kee's father opened the door
and filled its frame.
The trees support
each other with
thick blankets of air.
Lipstick on filters in the ashtray;
lipstick cinching the corners of a powdered, fallen face.
1978 Camaro, Yellow
I lost myself today...
"Oh, it's you. I dialed the wrong number."
You always feel a little let down
when someone says that to you.
He shipped at least three cubic feet of seashells in a box
that had originally contained machine-gun ammunition.
strike poems together like
two flints. sparks will erupt.