Jan/Feb 2014

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


Special Feature — Word Poems
Poems containing the words middle, never, coerce, and skull.


Two Translations
I remember nothing:
he was wild as a demon,
and then wistful like an angel.
Jascha Kessler


Three Poems
Hear me limp along in my protestations
now and you wouldn't know my miles in the sun
Kathleen Kirk


March in Rome
April's not delicate, a darker form
Lies back of the lilies, even Easter week.
Peter Bridges


Declaring Victory
Once I took a photo of a
sunflower on the bank, not knowing
of a field of them just downstream.
Lucas Jacob


Two Poems
I witnessed the leaves
turn holy with beetles and caterpillars set up tents
for the summer.
Jude Goodwin


Two Poems
he knew I was just a kid,
but he couldn't help but hate
everything about me.
David Mathews


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