Monthly Archives: June 2014

Brian Beatty

Loyal, Kentucky An old man about to die coughing blood carnations into a handkerchief with his initials finely embroidered in one corner asked his wife for help getting into his suit and tie and shoes then climbed all the way … Continue reading

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Hamish Scott

Birthin Roums   On the replenishin o the ryal birthin roum at Edinburgh Castle Thir days haes seen replenisht new the birthin roum in whilk wis born a prence tae be a keing o Scots an tae his kinrik solemn … Continue reading

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Colin Robinson

all if the golden country is everywhere why do so many people sink into the ground can you imagine a frog eating porridge in the depths of the ocean does a glittering rabbit clean the bowl does light negate dark … Continue reading

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Leilanie Stewart

New-sense Hair clings to a shred of scalp After death, it is best, to crush the skull into bone powder and fertilise the plants What a nuisance a new-sense of doom For skeletons do not keep growing; their hair and … Continue reading

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Dora Wright

Friendship Although he knows he shouldn’t He brings me a gift most days they are not presents I desire kinda creepy in their way Sometimes they’re still alive hanging on by a thread I find that harder to deal with … Continue reading

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Georgi Gill

Elegy She’s manoeuvred by bluster and bonhomie; each chair like the last, each bed like the next but none are quite right, none are home. Home’s a sensation more than a place, located just beyond her memory, but she knows … Continue reading

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Denise Bonetti

A&E when i push the door and emerge from this timeless limbo of labeled files and sure and efficient pieces on a 8×8 grid leaving wakes in shades of blue-green minimizing eye fatigue since 1955 when I languidly run from … Continue reading

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