Category: Poetry

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THIS WINTER WHITE BY DANIEL EDWARD MOORE

tiptoes like grief up the stairs of summer’s hot spine, witnessing autumn’s addiction to color, like mysterious gestures from a preacher’s hand training the young to worship the sky by leaving the body behind. In the story they...

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ASHES BY TANSY JULIE SOARING EAGLE PASCHOLD

The evening sky is a royal blue grey, an eerie striation from steel to cornflower blue lined with a furrowed brow of clouds blowing treetops flat and swirling anything not heavy enough to be held down. At home the ashes from my...

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PAYING THE MOON ITS DUE BY CYNTHIA PRATT

It might have begun this way: each night wolves hunted, the moon their guide. Sometimes large, sometimes a sliver: enough light to teach them night is night, a good time to roam. Moonlight is a time for food and family, and...

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OBLIVIOUS TWIN BY CYNTHIA PRATT

You won’t speak up and I can only guess why. Such is the case of a doppelganger who only shows up at the bus depot’s west side, the one nearest the blue, oh so blue hanger that holds the transport vehicles like a tight cage. But...

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TAMING THE LONGING BY CYNTHIA PRATT

Secretly, I know my name is Moon Whisperer. Tonight, I lie awake, a slip of light cracking through branches, blue glow hitting windows. I whisper, “Turn off,” and clouds cover the lunar face. Before I learned my skill, I named...

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WILD HORSERADISH BY NAN LUNDEEN

Armoracia Rusticana Wild and free it grew like an oasis in the field fronting the white square farmhouse, black shutters of narrow expectations screwed on tight. Sitting high on his red tractor, Daddy spun the steering wheel to...

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A BRIGHT BLUE FEATHER BY NAN LUNDEEN

I am a bright blue feather and a water lily’s dream, I am a fern unfurling, veiled in waterfall mist, your smile when I come home carries me like a wave swooshing ashore, you love a red horse in snow and willows that fall...

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