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Apr/May 2002

e c l e c t i c a   p o e t r y

Poetry


(Click on the titles to view the poems)

Special Feature Word Poems
 
Poems containing the words wax, deadly, click, and parachute.
Includes a special invitation for the next issue.

 

Three Poems
 
the weight of the sky
is brutal
but necessary
 
 
john sweet

 

Match
 
Your face bloomed,
orange and guileless
in the match-light
 
 
Michael Gates

 

Horizon
 
Little boats appearing
and disappearing
on a curved horizon.
 
 
Glenn W. Cooper

 

I Hold Your Body Up
 
I hold your body up to the sun,
an alluring white slide for the
microscope of the universe
 
 
Ward Kelley

 

Getting Over
 
A toast to his teeth gentle on my ribs,
to his thumb beckoning inside me
 
 
Christine Hamm

 

Desire
 
she waits, eyes stained
like plums, like a child
with a knife
 
 
Kristy Bowen

 

Song of Water
 
The song of water
is not a constant song
 
 
Vincent Canizaro, Jr.

 

Two Poems
 
The big tent breathes
a heavy, vacant sigh,
and moonlight spills
 
 
Joe Hackworth

 

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