Jan/Feb 2010

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(These are excerpts—click on the titles to view the complete poems)


Special Feature — Word Poems
Poems containing the words yarn (or yam), cushion, attic, and cocoon.


Her Boy
He was twelve and cheerful, especially
On his way back from school in the monsoon
Sriya Narayanan


The Great Mother Has No Face
river gently flowing past
future meeting in the middle of yesterday
Erika Lutzner


Two Poems
I think the palms that made those prints
reached out to claim a debt.
Kristin Roedell


Mallory's Element
With or without me the
glacier carves broken ribs.
Lucy Jilka


You arrived in a hearse
because Chilton was too small
for an ambulance.
Drew Dillhunt


Two Poems
Let them hear the thrum
throb strum string of your blood.
Nitoo Das


Some Men Dig Tunnels
Some men dig tunnels
to freedom
using only a toothbrush
Adam Chambers


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