Oct/Nov 2015

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Special Feature — Word Poems
Poems containing the words name, domestic, nothing, and summon.


Three Poems (Spotlight Runner-Up!)
Route 82, where we have come
to rest for one night among slopes made
by a god in love with hips and thighs.
Margaret Holley


Spring Dwindle
I spit honey and blood, I am filled with a strange vibration.
My limbs dance wildly without restraint.
Margaret Wack


Two Poems
Egg white clouds drift the clear blue sky,
while you and I drag kites through the cold winter's air
Don G. Morgan


(excerpt from a love letter) 2/15/2015
there was something important that I meant to write down,
some perfect words that were like an incantation for beauty
Stephanie Erdman


I could hear her thinking,
they'll be grown before you know it,
Michael, it all happens so fast.
Michael Creighton


Two Poems
After slogs through rain and sweat, today is better than a peanut butter cup
Kenneth Pobo


Blackheads Exist
>Like any other imperfection, it has a circumference
Divya Rajan


She can thank
as usual.
David Kunkel


Two Poems
I see you outside my window like a shout
heard from a moving train
Ankush Banerjee


Two Poems
The river is a filament of silk,
mountains cryptic scrawls,
oceans no more than one ice crystal
Marjorie Mir


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