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Poetry - Year V - Number 42 - November 2020

    VICTORIA PARK LAKE by Nathanael OReilly

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    Goulburn A muddy river flanked by gums wanders through town past rope swings hanging from high branches, rippling around

    OLD WORLD MONKEY by Lisa Reily

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    bucket list the crackle of plastic as an elephant’s trunk unfurls, accepts a sugared bag; gentle eyes and huge eyelashes smile

    ALMA DESATADA by Roseangelina Baptista

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    Alma Desatada A serração desceu rápida e do-í-da.Veio duma latência em rodeios Açorianos.Solitário rochedo, suspenso em fosca água-lusa.Longe, o coro das oliveiras ao léu. Açores! Por...

    MEMENTO by Bess Amelia Yeager

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    Scar Tissue Land I don’t recognize the yellowed veins of wood chapping into hot, sun-hardened beams. It has been too long since I...

    BE SURE TO SHOW YOUR WORK by Art Sorrentino

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    Pulse What of the drum its timbre a taut membrane between beat and rest systole/

    THE HARDEST PART by I.G.

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    The Hardest Part This song teleports me back to another time. The sun was high in the sky, and so was I. The...

    ENCOUNTER WITH EINSTEIN by Ken Schweda

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    Nixon Resigns At the skating rink teachers on patrol, the rumble, the smell of floor wax, popcorn.

    TWO WINDOWS by Rikki Santer

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    Creekside Why can’t every day be pancake morning?  Last night Mom made treaty with the monster under my bed. Front yard pine needles...

    THE CITY by Lorraine Caputo

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    THE CITY (Caracas) I. This other overcast morning I hear two snaps echo up the narrow streets

    RACING THE SUPERNOVA by Daniel King

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    M Charactered And in the glare Mu Cephei roils As if to dare armed craft to draw near