Poetry - Year III - Number 11 - January 2018

    OUT IN THE DISTANCE by Holly Day

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    OUT IN THE DISTANCEBy Holly Day Spring ice melts in noisy rivuletsresumes descent on muddy river banks poking its greasy snout out of...

    DOG DAYS by Ian Smith

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    DOG DAYSBy Ian Smith Dog Days Overheard in the early stages of these beige days,my last challenge, trekking the desertfar from a ruinous prime when oases...

    LOVELY DREAMS by Mitchel Montagna

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    LOVELY DREAMSBy Mitchel Montagna For Ann, 1953-1970 There’s darkness ahead, with reels of grief.But on Christmas Eve nobody could know.They gathered in church to voice their...

    SELF TALK by Emily Butler

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    SELF TALKBy Emily Butler  Self Talk Looks like somebody forgot to take their Dylar this morning. Did you wake up on the wrong...

    WHEN YOU WERE BORN by Colin Dodds

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    WHEN YOU WERE BORNBy Colin Dodds     Cardiopolis Floating through the worlddispensing permissionunknowinglyCranes raise houses, office boxesbivouacs for a war not yet agreed uponBuildings like the stock exchangeblossom in the snowAt midday in midtowntowers pose...

    MISTAKE by Thom Young

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        MISTAKEBy Thom Young   Mistakemistakemistakelike bluebirdsquietad singingthe regret songit soundsaliveit sounds forgottenbut I know what she dideven the angelsdoand nobody cries on the outsideanymoretears stay warmthey stay safethey hurt a little morethereinside holdingtiger eyes    Sada...

    GAZES by Tomas Sanchez Hidalgo

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    GAZESBy Tomas Sanchez Hidalgo  Gazes A refrigerator slides down the street,moved by the wind.Its owner chases it."I'm a doctor!", "I'm a doctor!",she will have to say,this...

    2nd FLATTEST STATE by Noah Slowik

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    2nd FLATTEST STATEBy Noah Slowik Rabble-rousers Night traffic performing cautious deeds;good people awaited sacred sinswhile diligent ones are sound asleep,unnecessary suffering begins. Shadow-wanderers...

    LATE AT NIGHT by Daniel Senser

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    LATE AT NIGHTBy Daniel Senser  Late at Night The clock is drunk and I’m too soberTo sit and listen to it unwind.Each tick and tock of...