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SEA GRASS BY ERICH VON HUNGEN

The sea grass on the high sloping dunes of sand, sparse, irregular, over-long, a salt-gray green, bends back, backward and away from the dark, white-crested waves. The old man looks out at the day, this day, any day. The wind of...

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HEARTBREAK BY ERICH VON HUNGEN

I. Tomatoes fallen. The plant bent; the stems given up on what was too much to hold. Fallen, split and let to rot. The earth stained by them– a shadow running, spilling a darkening settling, biting in. Ants, too, to pick...

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NIGHT BY ERICH VON HUNGEN

It flew in with the crows, driving the other birds out. And we, we took our place in that space beneath their dreadful wings where promises seemed plausible, and where, in the dark, we tried to keep them. Oh, you were not bad....

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YOGA FOR DUMMIES BY NATASHA DEONARAIN

In this pose, stretch until you fall apart. In this pose, fall into a dark matter. In this pose, learn that nothing is as it seems. In this pose, make a plea bargain. In this pose, option to become a delusion or a distraction....

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BRIEF MOMENTS BY DOMINIC DULIN

1 that old train – golden wheat wet and waving 2 red roof inn the first r unlit 3 yu-hsiang tofu my pants fit a bit tighter 4 a child sees herself in a small puddle saying nothing 5 finally found his futon my old...

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VIEWS OF NATURE 1 BY WINDFLOWER TOWNLEY

Windflower lives on the Mendocino Coast with her wife and two border collies. Her camera is a door into a journey of light and color and meditation – and a connection with the poetry in nature and her own spirit. Her work has been shown in several exhibits.

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AMAZON BURNING BY DILANTHA GUNAWARDANA

How fire has a way of going viral, Faster than a post of a modern-day Lady Godiva On Facebook, and still, there are No miracle cures for the wild things. Prometheus didn’t bring Fire to this world, for mankind To set her...

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TO THE IMAGINARY CHILD BY KATE SCHMITT

You’ll have someone else’s eyes, stranger. You won’t see the sparrows in my head. The world will be translucent—the light through orchid petals will break over everything: sun dyed lies. Somewhere deep and echoing like water you...

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SHE HAS A HEART CONDITION BY JONATHAN BRACKER

I have a friend ten years younger To whom her doctor said (Yesterday, I learned) “I give you Approximately five years.” Perhaps for good behavior, it seems She will be getting out a good deal sooner than I. Perhaps foolishly, I...

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