Monthly Archives: April 2016

Angelee Deodhar

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Haibun: Time-out Tonight’s dinner at Chuck-E-Cheese’s is  a mad medley of color and cacophony. We enter with a child and get our wrists stamped with a snail  tattoo. We  order our pizzas and drinks while the little girl goes to … Continue reading

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Q R Quasar

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Inst to Light 7-Falling Heavily Up Into Light (c)    Copyright 2016 by Q R Quasar Q.R. Quasar is a poet, playwright, novelist, scholar and translator of Arabic & Persian poetry, with work in Poetry, Hawaii Review, Al-Arabiyya. His seven books … Continue reading

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Donald Illich

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Moving Into Moonlight At first I wanted to move elsewhere. The moon was so cliche, a place for poets to languidly pen verse and arrive at endings of poems. But I didn’t have anywhere else to go. The city was … Continue reading

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Nancy Allinson

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A Newspaper at Brookside Gardens A newspaper left on the park bench opened to the obits, a woman sits next to the dead whose lives are remembered sometimes next to crosses or Stars of David. A newspaper on the bench … Continue reading

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Martin Dickinson

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A Cry of Nature After Edvard Munch, Der Schrei der Natur I am not you. My orange sun ascends against blue beneath the gold underside of clouds. In this air I walk with two friends. In this air we feel … Continue reading

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Pamela Murray Winters

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Humility as Self-Defense Who would want to be God? A sane person would avoid the responsibility. A good mother who kills thousands. Kind and great and ruthless. Required to be omniscient: to bear so much pain, one must be heartless … Continue reading

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Edward Morin

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PALESTINIAN HOMELAND [Sung to the tune of “Va Pensiero” from Giuseppe Verde’s opera Nabucco] Oh, my thoughts arise on golden wings, And they rest upon the cliffs and hills, Where the sweet aroma of olive trees Scents the breezes in … Continue reading

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Valeri Beers

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Star Pull Your star pull sucks me in like a black hole I orbit places you’re at, leave my breadcrumbs, hope you notice I can never catch you, shooting star, traveling at the speed of light thru space on your … Continue reading

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Joanna Howard

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Rain Rain rushes through the gutter: music on gentle metal, Like pulling sound through a straw. © 2016 Joanna Howard J. Howard is a writer in the DC area where she coordinates A Splendid Wake and is the technology editor … Continue reading

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Hiram Larew

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IF ONLY Instead But maybe Why not How come Watch out Not completely Hold on If so What now No more Give up No kidding Never Who knows Hardly Bye bye Can’t be Oh no Look out If only Uh … Continue reading

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