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Jul/Aug 2008

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Poetry


(These are excerpts--click on the titles to view the complete poems)

 

Special Feature — Word Poems
Poems containing the words celery, cistern, target, agate.

 

Two Poems
 
baby blue rising over
water folding grass
sun light
 
Joan Rene Goldberg

 

What a View from the Top
 
the morning horizon
like a gold chain around
the skyís wide throat
 
John Grey

 

Two Poems
 
blood welling
is warm above
all things
 
Nic Sebastian

 

Little Yellow God
 
This was how I survived things I could not speak of for years: A crazy nest. A cracked branch.
 
Amanda Latrenta Crane

 

Window 5: Dream 1
 
covered
in black hair, standing erect as death
and motionless
 
Sara Toruno

 

Two Poems
 
Sunday morning, we surveyed the effulgent chaos--
petals and fractured stems of lavender, hyacinth,
and lilies scattered among the shards of glass.
 
Don Pomerantz

 

Two Poems
 
War, greed, murder?
Retribution of an angry god?
Yes, yes, all of them Iím sure.
 
Michael Estabrook

 

Two Poems
 
we have only four spoons
in the place now,
from what calamities
i donít remember.
 
John Grochalski

 

Two Poems
 
After Iím through with you, Iíll swallow one more pain pilló
a small resin Buddha the color of cheap wine
 
Andrew Riutta

 

Butterflies with Teeth
 
Could be a mound of dung,
a bone house, the burrow
of a hibernating camel
 
James Grinwis

 

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