Poetry

THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I READ MACHIAVELLI by Craig Patrick

March 1, 2016
THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I READ MACHIAVELLI by Craig Patrick

I imagine it was pretty tough to be a sixteenth-century Italian prince with the incessant threat of foreign invasion and the constant chatter of domestic intrigue
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WHY IS LAURA WRITING ME? by Sandy Feinstein

February 23, 2016
WHY IS LAURA WRITING ME? by Sandy Feinstein

As if you didn’t know that succubus feeds on phish.
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COFFEE SHOP by Craig Patrick

October 27, 2015
COFFEE SHOP by Craig Patrick

aren’t they aware that my creative process requires being around people without actually being around people
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ARE YOU COMING TO MY PARTY? IT’S IN SILVERLAKE, BUT WHATEVER by Nathan Price

October 5, 2015

We need to choose who we’re going to be. It’d be nice to know before everybody hugs and starts singing Professor Longhair tunes
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GRAMPS by Louella Sullivan

September 30, 2015

Fingertips to glass he whispers each child's name
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DECLINED by Prerna Bakshi

June 29, 2015
DECLINED by Prerna Bakshi

Sending those little darlings to a literary publication is like sending one’s children to school.
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AT SIXTY by Peter Venable

March 4, 2015

Squirting a water pistol, I chase the tin man to Oz and hurl yellow bricks at the lion.
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HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40′s by Misty Rowan

April 11, 2014

We start our seeds indoors and dream of hummingbirds and thunderstorms
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SMELLING YOUR SHIT by Michael Mark

April 4, 2014

It’s important to smell your own shit. And remember you put it in there in another form. Take a look – it’s not unpleasant. Who says it’s ugly? Is it the color, the shape, where it’s been, who it’s been with? Legitimate questions to answer. Not just ponder. And take a deep suck of...
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ANGEL AND CHERRY-BOMB MARK-UP MT. VERNON, OHIO by Annie H.

February 7, 2013

Inside was a tank of algae crying for fish, and a black leather couch that looked like it belonged in a lawyer’s office. I sat down and thought about all the people who had probably had sex on it.
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New Look, Same Magazine

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