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Villanelle: Conjoined By Jaya Avendel

Villanelle: Conjoined By Jaya Avendel

    We are born of breath and bone In a crystalline world We linger on alone. Your heart grew bloodstone Whilst mine became purled… Read More
 
The Ones We Owe Ourselves to by James Diaz

The Ones We Owe Ourselves to by James Diaz

  There are more ways to love me tell me how there are more ways to listen to the rain hit the mailbox and the… Read More
 
Suffocated by Lynn White

Suffocated by Lynn White

    In this society of masks and miasmas we are allowing ourselves to be suffocated with pillows of power and prejudice, hardly hidden, in… Read More
 
Ballistics Came Back by Ryan Quinn Flanagan

Ballistics Came Back by Ryan Quinn Flanagan

  Ballistics came back, said Jellison. What was it? asked Turner shuffling through old files on his desk. Whatever I say it was, Jellison laughed.… Read More
 
Sestina: A Crock Full Of Love by Aruna Gurumurthy

Sestina: A Crock Full Of Love by Aruna Gurumurthy

  I began stewing tomato soup from scratch, bubbling with enthusiasm, my daughter loves the taste of it. Now, she is a picky eater, so,… Read More
 
Class Poet by Sy Roth

Class Poet by Sy Roth

He fancied himself the class poet Fevered contractor of rhymed words And they bought it. He toiled to find the rhyme and rhythm of the… Read More
 
Summer Poems by Mary Bone

Summer Poems by Mary Bone

    The Vessel The vessel remained empty- waiting to be filled with promises of cold liquids, to sweat on the outside. The ice cubes… Read More
 
Heartbreak by Lisa Tomey

Heartbreak by Lisa Tomey

    When I was 44 the possibility of birth blindsided me all these years I tried with no success thinking it was a no… Read More
 
Death Walk by Andrew Scott

Death Walk by Andrew Scott

  Every day I see them from afar. Have for the past few years to remind myself the family and our moments before the substances… Read More
 
Park Walk by John Davis

Park Walk by John Davis

  Yellow sun sifting over trees. Lovers sucking face          grip like sea anemones, tentacles and all.                 The villain Happiness darts closer like tissue                          in the… Read More