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Poetry - Year II - Number 6 - March 2017

    LITTLE THINGS – Poems by Amanda Caroline Whitehurst

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    LITTLE THINGSPoems by Amanda Caroline Whitehurst What You’ll Find Wonder will be scratched up under your fingernailsand you won’t have time to pick it out.At your apartment window, where at nightyou can see into other windows...

    GATHERING – Poems by Olivia Harman

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    GATHERINGPoems by Olivia Harman Gathering Today the gathering comes after the stormand I sit tight, my teeth pressed togetherlike keys in intricate locks,while outside that stillness starts gathering, a solemn warning, asking us to clear up...

    OF PINE STREET – Poems by John Repp

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    OF PINE STREETPoems by John Repp Of Pine Street A confused tenderness, like a dimly bluish windowpane/Sings old songs… Fernando Pessoa (as Àlvaro de Campos) Of Pine Street I sing, the impossible one frying eggs & toasting toastshe...

    SELFIEDOM – Poems by Clark Holtzman

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    SELFIEDOMPoems by Clark Holtzman MY ACCEPTANCE says nothing about the quality of your offer.My acceptance is sacred in this faithless sort of way.My acceptance builds upon many lesser optionsthat, in any event, have minds of their...

    END OF WINTER – Poems by Gloria Monaghan

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    END OF WINTERPoems by Gloria Monaghan End of Winter recognize me if you canyou who were made before I was unmade (Canto VI) I am in the third circle of rainand there is also snow, which barely...

    BROKEN HAND – Poems by Camille Germain

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    BROKEN HANDPoems by Camille Germain Asthma There’s been this gnat flying around my room for daysevery time I feel its pinprick of a body in my palmit vanishes, into, through, out of the thick heat stroked...

    TRANSATLANTIQUE – Poems by Janet McCann

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    TRANSATLANTIQUEPoems by Janet McCann TRANSATLANTICmy mind slides down your voiceinto your house of fifty years agolaughter and lightly kissed cheeksthe bottle of wine and the bowl of peachesthat were never emptymy mind slides down your...

    COFFEE MUG by ABU MUSA TAREQ – Translated by Afruza Khanom PhD

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    COFFEE MUG by Abu Musa TareqTranslated by Afruza Khanom PhD Coffee Mug One vacant step  away from you and-This poet will breathe through your most secret thoughtsBeneath the diamond studded sky, the poet walks along a...

    UNDERSTANDING NUMBERS – Poems by Lowell Jaeger

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    UNDERSTANDING NUMBERSPoems by Lowell Jaeger Understanding Numbers Pulsing red lights, blue lights.Cop-cars.  An ambulance. White sedan upside-downamidst a glitter of shattered glass. I’m slowed in the opposite lane, almoststopped cold, though a state patrolmansignals us to keep nosing...

    DESTROYER OF UNIVERSES – Poems by Kevin Drzakowski

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    DESTROYER OF UNIVERSESBy Kevin Drzakowski Just like everyone else, Iplayed that game Around the World,the one where you shootbaskets from different pointson your driveway, startingwith the intersection of cracksforming your makeshift free throw line,then around...