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Stan Lavery: A Decrepit Tutor

Clene and kempt he wore his hoary hair His clere eyes two no wors the were. Yholde his heed in on hond often tenden, As to the sclate…

Abigail Purnell: It’s Raining Cats and Dogmatism

1. There should be some different word, other than “grey,” for those luminous blue-white skies that come with the rain here. It rains here. 2. I have fought…

Montgomery Alcott: For Ofra

Over the coastal waters we moved like ghosts, Abandoning each his house of mud and dust, Carried high by the proud and perfect frame Of every modern nation’s…

Victoria Lockamy: Smokey the Bear suffered from a lack of foresight

Smokey the Bear suffered from a lack of foresight. Recently environmentalists have noticed an upward trend in the destruction caused by forest fires. They also noticed this upward…

Emily Grazier: In Limine (Eugenio Montale’s In Limine)

Delight, if the wind that enters into the orchard there stirs up the surge of life: here where sinks a dead tangle of memories, was not a garden,…

Julia Shiller: To Tania

She was pretty and young, She was fast on her tongue; He wasn’t. She noticed him first, When she came unrehearsed; He was late to her concert. She…

Felipe Rego: [An Engineer’s Guilt]

(Something spoken, I think) I ask you to consider the notion of collision. Of collapse. Of sacrifice. Of death. I will passionately support the pursuit of knowledge any…

Camille Gagnier: Holocaust (Yolanda Bedregal’s Holocausto)

Oh Christ, I would like from your augustan head to disengage the thorns; to make sweet your martyrdom; to give you my youth like delirious incense; and praising…

Rachel Goad: Blooming Life

as your thumb primes my lips they make a fuss for truth— the rest of you, reduced: fingertips and torso while too much of me tingles, you knead…

Montgomery Alcott: New yr. in New York

After the numbers, Patrick hiccuped again. His pink tiara fell in the attack And I saw twenty-sixteen on the tavern floor.