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TENACIOUS SHADOW BY ROBERT SAVINO

I roam in gardens where lilacs bow to me, that silent applause that special praise no room-filled crowd could offer. It would be a lonely world to some, no clapping no finger snapping, but not for me. I leave my shadow, dancing...

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GRAVITATION BY ROBERT SAVINO

Standing at the window looking between icicles I can barely see across the street. Crosswinds of snow change direction, pile drifts against the front door. I feel trapped. In the emptiness of necessity, play a game of Scrabble ....

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OUTSIDE THE DOORWAY BY ROBERT SAVINO

I labored for years, weary in gardens, kept snakes as pets and picked apples for teachers where flowers bloom’d in that same space weeds spread, where they’d share the same water, gathering grace in early stages of resemblance,...

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MEDITATING IN THE SNOW BY ZIXUAN ZHENG

Where high mountains never recede in snow, Water chestnut flowers bloom and grow, Plum blossoms welcome guests with their light scent, Over peaks in flocks, wild geese hastily flow. Gentle light pours sparse shades across...

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KENNEDY: THE SECOND TERM BY EDWARD FRANCISCO

“If only my intended assassin had been as determined as your actual assassin was,” John F. Kennedy spoke to the portrait of Abraham Lincoln hanging on the wall of the Oval Office. Kennedy stood in front of the very desk where...

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THE HYENA AND THE LION BY BELINDA NICOLL

In the days when Tsheko and his San tribe still wore animal skins and walked barefoot, they saw their world in the Kalahari Desert as a free and wholesome place. Throughout summer and winter, they would roam the red dunes, arid...

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LITTLE ODE TO SPRING EQUINOX BY WALLY SWIST

May your snowdrops thrive after the snowmelt; may your tulips bloom under an aspiring sky. Enjoy the tantalizing idea that it’s finally spring. In spring, when I always think of nature poems of Kenneth Rexroth, and relive...

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