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Jan/Feb 2004

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 sacred, passport, lion, and echo.
Includes a special invitation for the next issue.

 

Two Poems
 
The white of an egg and a blinded eye
Are all I have to see her by.
 
 
Brad Bostian

 

Two Poems
 
someday we'll have land of our own
and we'll bury each other there when we're gone
 
 
christopher watkins

 

The Love Song of a Mermaid
 
On the strand, people say hello
Speaking slightly in falsetto.
 
 
Amy Taylor

 

Undreaming
 
You said I'm a wet dream
& a nightmare, that I make you float.
 
 
Jalina Mhyana

 

Humphrey
 
he didn't punch he clipped
he didn't smoke he sucked cupped lips
 
 
John G. Hall

 

Ennui
 
She wants him to take an ax to her,
to this forest of dryads chiming in her head
 
 
Kristy Bowen

 

Elements
 
But old oak wood freed of nail companions
has its own vocabulary
 
 
Tom Sheehan

 

Temple in Bishnupur, West Bengal
 
A terracotta temple, perched
among the power of its own silhouette,
lent itself to speculation.
 
 
Sumanta Sanyal

 

The Rattling
 
Behind the curtain a man
is dying.
 
 
Jude Goodwin

 

Fate of the Human Queen
 
Wherein lies the law that says
no suspension.
 
 
Amy King

 

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