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Lindsey Bellosa

Lindsey Bellosa | Selected poems

Lucidity One of you I willed into existence: as though piecing together a dream— mystery becoming science.   The other simply appeared: pink lines like sun on the horizon— a lazy afternoon, startled.   It doesn’t matter which is which. Like sunsets or dreams, you both travel beyond my mind’s grasp: too much   beauty for me to capture, or retain. Creation is an artist; a mother bears its miracles: […]

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Rydal Cave by Norcross

Cristina M. R. Norcross | Selected poems

Future Breathing Once upon a time, we thought our bodies had outlines. We thought that one heart was distinct from the next. We thought that touch was the only connection.   There is nothing between us now. The distant past of disconnection no longer contains the human spirit. Thoughts, words, actions – float just above the earth walkers. Now we are truly one.   Blue-white chords – strands that link […]

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Cindy Rinne

Cindy Rinne | It Is Winter Between the Inhale and the Exhale

The Inuit man got quiet to prepare so he could stop the poison. Cancer took one breast from his wife. He astral-traveled to Greenland. The Vikings knew about Angelica for cancer. It is winter between the inhale and the exhale. His wife recedes like seeds hidden from the cold. My friend tried a mushroom cure and it worked. She’s known as the goddess of a city and is convincing. Women’s […]

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Dennis W. Schwesinger

Dennis J. Schwesinger | WE MEET AGAIN

  A gorgon haled me as I walked across the pasture. It had eaten a cow I loved, asked me what I thought I might do about it. I shrugged. He was a giant gorgon and swaggered away jerking side to side with laughter. We dream sometimes of things we can’t remember: a strange place, another lifetime. I never loved a cow and Don’t believe in gorgons. But it was […]

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