Apr/May 2023

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Special Feature — Word Poems

Poems containing the words bliss, agenda, star, and lost.

Toasting the miracle

Lean accounts followed the splendor,
and memories reminded me of the pleasures.
The visions of delight carried no superfluous meat.

Jane-Rebecca Cannarella

Let Us Revisit the Tigers

I keep speaking to you in poetry. I'm sorry.
I never thought I would be this way.

Noelle McManus

Slow Waking

I'm so small a giant hand holds me
lightly against the dawn hum
of the recomposing self.

Jane M. Wiseman

Rock Collecting

I see a dot
of red marble flash: a good warning

Brooks Harris