Monthly Archives: June 2018

Clifford James Middleton

Renaming Soup stained, the carpet where the dogs licked up Lazarus’ tomato variety spilt by fleeing beggars, Excuses and pleas drowned by the sirens’ vocal undulation. The sun rose and never set. The rain was wet, but never fell on … Continue reading

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Cath Wills: Two poems

Testing One hundred feet forest high swaying sighs. Charter my walk with a librarian hush to shrink any self. They can do without my issues as I tiptoe below. But know I have come only to test a have-to-have fear. … Continue reading

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Stefan Parker

WINTER I called it tonight, gushing triumphant through nostril and eyes – the burnt forest-woody sharpness of a dead summer. The wind glissading the streets turfing ears into hats; and all the trees become un-fattened as they diet into decay. … Continue reading

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JD DeHart

Crust & Mantle The earth exists in layers, like teeth, like the skin, with its tense surface and soft underneath. Who knew? This is the nature of the earth’s ontology, and just a good excuse to use the word ontology. … Continue reading

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Sally Kidd

New paths The sound of the sea against the hull and my breath is all that I can hear. I’ve never sailed the sea at night before. Never left the warm land for the cold stars and sea. The moon … Continue reading

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Sarah Chidgey

Two verses for Bruce The rectangular slot swallowed another world Squeezed onto black tape, like a python, whole. It squeaked magic-full films, Saturday kids’ TV Creating our history. Entranced, we watched while outside Baboons flaunted themselves to the glass doors … Continue reading

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