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Jul/Aug 2002

e c l e c t i c a   p o e t r y

Poetry


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Special Feature Word Poems
 
Poems containing the words Dos Equis, dispense, tomb, and album.
Includes a special invitation for the next issue.

 

Six Poems
 
Watch the house fill up with light
at dusk when the air
suddenly turns back
remembering how close it is to the sea
 
 
D.W. Hayward

 

Four Poems
 
Monday is a day full of sin. The taut white skin of you
Comes at me like balloons.
 
 
Tom Sheehan

 

Four Poems
 
Bob Dylan's on the CD rack,
his voice sounds like a heart attack
 
 
C.E. Chaffin

 

Four Poems
 
He excites the world
with the weight of his head.
 
 
Gabriel Dean

 

Florence
 
They give out daisies
Emit sky-high belly hoots
They sneeze during mass
They investigate behind all umbrellas
 
 
Chris Barnett

 

Three Poems
 
The last man who loved me
said I always smelled fresh
and sweet like plants.
 
 
Janan Platt

 

Two Poems
 
she's in the mirror
again, pleasuring herself
 
 
Beau Boudreaux

 

Who Decides
 
Are some moments bigger and fatter
than others?
Are some moments flat and shiny
while others are prickly and thin?
 
 
David Aronson

 

Three Poems
 
A self too stranged to a maze,
motion under motion-shimmering: amaze
at the too thin breaks
 
 
Jessica Schneider

 

It's Sophomore Day
 
the girls are dressed in peach;
awkward, gawky as fish
 
 
Vincent Canizaro

 

422 North Cherry, Tucson
 
If it got too loud or we hated the noise, the red Vespa carried us east to the canyon or the western desert or HoJo's for fried clams.  
 
Shann Palmer

 

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