Oct/Nov 2008

e c l e c t i c a    p o e t r y


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Special Feature — Word Poems
Poems containing the words delve, audible, demand, and undone.


Two Poems
Even the ant, its shred
of dry leaf held aloft,
does not escape notice.
Jared Carter


Two Poems
Shirt of sky opens.
Hair of stars sprout.
Siddhartha Bose


the more intense life is
the more transparent
Don Thompson


Mill Town
Early Sunday morning
someone in a three-
decker shoots up
Lori Lamothe


Two Merthyr Poems
Mangy things, the ponies, hips jutting like
under the skin they had coat hangers,
ears flat and teeth ready to nip.
Vanessa Gebbie


farmer's song
the plastic australian flags,
the light eluded chandeliers,
the half bandaged face
Cecily Niumeitolu


People come to see me
in ones and twos.
Barbara De Franceschi


My Son Wyatt Leaves Home
Darwin and Lyell and Browning
will replace The Ramones and The Misfits
who room with you now.
Bob Bradshaw


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