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OPEN DOOR CLINIC BY WILL SCHMIT

Waiting for blood work I play Bo Diddley’s beat with my thumbs. This is me acting my age. A man walks in with a bleeding forehead. He sits | next to me. The TV reminds us to ask our doctors if the screen is black. Fiscus leaves...

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IN THE FOREST BY LUCIA HAASE

A quiet woodland walk calls to my soul. A breeze as balm envelopes every tree of thoughtful pondering inside of me content, preferring level ground to knoll. So deeply rooted, much is yet concealed. With every leaf filled bough,...

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I HAVE SLOWED MY LIFE DOWN BY KEVIN SULLIVAN

To the music of breathing My heart its four chambers Pumping joy, gratitude, truth And beauty My lungs full of air in and out Six major directions flowing Through this body of Water and bone I laid in a field of tall grass At...

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END OF THE LINE BY CONSTANCE HAYS MATSUMOTO

The man hobbled along the dreary underground corridor connecting the north and south train stations. Holding his wife’s hand, he tested his bone-weary legs with each step, aching for the comforts of home—his tea, his slippers,...

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REMEMORIES BY CLAIRE SCOTT

The past panting behind me with ragged breath like a Chinese dragon or a three-headed chimera and oh lord I am too old to keep running too tired to outpace rememories and here they come as I collapse on the grass one after...

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DEFLATED BY CLAIRE SCOTT

Walking briskly for miles unbelievably strong for almost eighty a bit cocky as I sail past a young man tugging on a Golden Retriever A woman weeding her roses looks up at my naked knees, my saggy skin and asks if I have ever...

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