Jul/Aug 2022

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Special Feature — Word Poems

Poems containing the words shape, twice, repeat, and crash.


Someone doing the
strange uphill walk of the young and drunk,
clutching a Genny Cream Ale tall boy

Christine Potter

An ocean made of rocks

this city, all
cities—in flux with their scatter
of rocks

D.S. Maolalai

Each Time I Pull into Mom's Parking Spot

caught again, stuck in Alzheimer's web, a 1930s string of memory

Jill Michelle

Because the Netting Protects
(Spotlight Runner-Up!)

Will anyone remember having seen us at our best heights?

Shareen Murayama