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Poetry - Year II - Number 6 - March 2017

    A POET OBSERVES A POET – Poems by Thomas Locicero

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    A POET OBSERVES A POETPoems by Thomas Locicero What Have We Done to Each Other? What have we done to each otherwith our words, mine too honest,yours too public? You did not knowme when I lived...

    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...

    BOX SPRING ORACLE – Poems by Kathryn Gesser

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    BOX SPRING ORACLEPoems by Kathryn Gesser The Invention of Loneliness End of summerI saw youthrough sleepless eyes,could only speakin hushed pastel tones.Under thick bass notesand static mingling,my words were drowned.Smoked myself to sleepbefore you could readmy...

    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...

    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...

    THE STATE OF THE STATE – Poems by Tanner Harshman

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    THE STATE OF THE STATEPoems by Tanner Harshman As Soon as Spring raspberry lipsstain printsupon lilac skinand the pollen windwells up eyesas bloodshotas the rose dressthat liesat her rooting feetand these allergiestend to compromiseeverything thatcoincideswith thoughtsconsisting...

    TO MY FRIENDS, WHO NEVER LEFT HOME – Poems by Lucas Heilbroner

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       TO MY FRIENDS, WHO NEVER LEFT HOMEPoems by Lucas Heilbroner   To My Friends, Who Never Left HomeIMy brothers peel their skin and leer-Eyes bugging-Through exhaust and broken corner stops.Reeling into thuggish scenes of postulated positioned...

    A DRY BREEZE – Poems by Anwer Ghani

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    A DRY BREEZEPoems by Anwer Ghani   A Dry BreezeThat evening with its breeze has planted in my soul an unforgettable tales. I don't like crying and as any man, I wish to fall in a...

    FALCON – A poem by Shola Balogun

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    FALCONA poem by Shola Balogun Touch my lips with your tail, enthralling troubadourAnd renew your ties twice nowWith my triangular elements.No winding muse can measure your flightStill even with all the wisdomFrom the far east...