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Poetry by John Grey

Mountain Thunder

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“I Hear the World and Secret Whispers” by Danielle Emrich

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“I Wanted to Fall in Love,” a poem by Rita Joy Scavo

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“Tower,” a poem by Matthue Roth

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Poetry by Sandra White

For Your Convenience

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Poetry by Connie Lee

The Hybrid’s Tale

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Poetry by Kurt Luchs

TSA

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Poetry by Annie Blake

Between Fields of Guilt and Preservation

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Poetry by Simon Perchik

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You feed these birds at night

the way every feather they use

comes from a quarry where the air

 

darkens with each landing –it’s Tuesday

and you still have not forgotten

their return for seeds, endlessly

 

weeping for a missing child

a brother, mother though their eyes

are unsure how to close

 

when listening for a name, a flower

a river –you fill your hand from a bag

as if at the bottom they could hear

 

an emptiness that is not a night

falling behind step by step on the ground

–how open it was, already grass.

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Book Review: Spokes of an Uneven Wheel by Colin Dodds

In Spokes of an Uneven Wheel, Colin Dodds takes his reader through a journey of incoherence and monotony into a realm controlled by human desire and impulse. Dodds takes measured stabs at everything from corporate hierarchy to Abrahamic religion.

Dodds depicts scene after scene of routine monotony, illustrating that true terror can lie within the abstract systemic confines many of these poems attempt to escape. Dodds crafts narratives that breathe life into the overlooked, such as the subjects in “Hard Surfaces” or the inanimate like in “Landscape Mid-Consequence”: “An asymmetrical face/appears in the exhaust drift/between the taillight and license plate”. Continue reading

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