- Jude Roy
"In the Memphis Greyhound Terminal at 6:00 a.m.,
bodies litter the worn tile floor like victims on a battlefield-- "
Poems - Jason Nelson
"protein was less knowing a certain value
valueless burned beyond the outside "
Poems - Sharon Moskowitz
"(who says we have to
wake before we drown?)"
Poems - Jerry Jenkins
reflecting in the half-hour left to me.
The sun sets in the old man's somber gaze. "
the Light" - Brad Bostian
"And one tender voice, old lady fingers
Clutching with promises, what bones appear
Grinning beyond the darkness now,"
Quilt" - Karen Craigo
"We are all trying
to make something
out of nothing. "
Poems - C. O. Smith
"First assemble the children, oldest
to youngest for torture"
- James Hilden-Minton
"I do not wish to die
Fingers Dig" - James Brian Livingstone
"With sanguine gaze,
this callow farm."
- Michael Williams
"Stir and mix 2.5 children
well and serve over beignets. "
Poems - C. K. Tower
"when I had the stage to myself, I practiced various faces
I'd need when we rehearsed the scene again. "
Summer Sweat" - Patty Mooney
"Position and timing
all youve got"
Poems - Jennifer Oliver
"I see his feet, then his ankles, slowly disappear into the sand
like a candle being burned at the wrong end. "