2 POEMS – Carolyn Adams

Do Something   His mouth is full of light. He clamps it shut. I know he’s filled, without my alabaster breast. I’m left heavy with what he doesn’t need. A humming grows as a star rises on the plain. In the manger, animals sway, sensing rhythm. Beating wings. A terrible wind.   I sit on […]

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TINY TOWN WISCONSIN – Darrell Petska

Tiny Town Wisconsin around town squarein slow-moving carsthe latest cropgape-eyed girlsgape-eyed boysgazing at each othernothin’ to do9 o’clock, 10 o’clockbut circle town squarethe town cop’s eyeshot on the tailof his gape-eyed selfcircling town squarein his old man’s carnothin’ to do tillfriends turned uptrunks full of beerone by onecars peeling offfor dead man’s quarry11 o’clock, 12 […]

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THE RIGHT WOMAN – JOHN GREY

THE RIGHT WOMAN Not knowing exactly when he’ll meet the right one, his bank manager won’t take what he has. won’t lend him what he hasn’t. his lawyer states plainly. “You have no case.” his PR guy says, “Publicize what?” the cop can’t arrest him or set him free, the priest doesn’t know laud from […]

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