Oct/Nov 2020

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Poems containing the words dream, check, join, and free.


In a pearl of quiet
the morning rises, translucent
as a fish.
Katherine Huang


All Hallows' Chores
Take it easy, make it last, suffice, there's no do-over,
for the Saints are stingy and used to playing hard to get.
Alessio Zanelli


Thirteenth Birthday
Shrimp fried rice at the Market,
time enough to think of books
I had not courage
to buy.
James Miller


Market extinction splashed
Into the fresh human stew
With feral mischief
Michel Steven Krug


Westerly, Rhode Island
Along Route One, a Burma-Shave sort
of July sign-sequence: Pick Your Own.
Russell Rowland


Chippewa River
I was careful
about where to place my toes.
Deborah Doolittle


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