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(These are excerpts—click on the titles to view the complete poems)
Poems containing the words hope, walk, sugar, and sky.
Three Japanese Forms
intellectuals, put down
books, take up shotguns
Tonight, I bid them all a crowned farewell (4/17/2020)
Fatal lightning striking all over
our planet, corkscrew fear.
Duck's feet, arrows on the snow,
mirrored a child's game
that we didn't know.
Solids are whisked up into gases that
melt to liquid in your mouth.
This is the world I love.
the black-line base of it soothes my black Madonna throat
The Genius of Men
Satiated to the edge of sickness
Like too much cotton candy at the fair
She is lost inside the land
of it makes no difference if it's day or night.
Birds on a Wire
Beneath them electricity pulses,
turning on computers
and dishwashers all over town
She is the captain of the deep,
the longest swimmer, the warmest,
and the most intelligent
Rachel Aviva Burns
No, tonight I will make something of myself.
Nothing changes in the world when I say