Monthly Archives: February 2019

The Kübler-Ross Model

A Poem by Violet Mitchell You hold me closer to the light of the wick, the flickering the wicked sell numbers at the bottom of pages pagan sage pay a gun’s corsage I haven’t been to a wedding in sixteen … Continue reading

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IRIS ORACLE [from Diary Of A Tear-cutter]

A Poem by Stefanie Bennett The dirty linen’s tumbled after That last cursed war: My crest fallen uncle can’t come back. I’ve trekked from the shores of San Remo, past cathedrals That reek of Christian pitying… To Valenza – where … Continue reading

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Arms Dislocated

A Poem by Tim Staley I’ve read enough women poets to know they bleed for life and men bleed against it. I buried the soldier in me like a placenta that still pulses underground. Lynn Strongin says, tough-minded poetry will … Continue reading

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The Dead

A Poem by Robert Brooke Blow out, you bugles, over the rich Dead! There’s none of these so lonely and poor of old, But, dying, has made us rarer gifts than gold These laid the world away; poured out the … Continue reading

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Nefarious War

A Poem by Li Po Last year we fought by the head-stream of the Sang-kan, This year we are fighting on the Tsung-ho road. We have washed our armor in the waves of the Chiao-chi lake, We have pastured our … Continue reading

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