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Tub by David Giannini
the scene yesterday
of the mountain
and blood scattered
-Tub by David Giannini on the Chattahoochee Review website.
This Laptop Kills Fascists by William Walsh
My laptop is human, even as I am human, because it is my life. Thus, I will learn my laptop as a brother.
-This Laptop Kills Fascists by William Walsh on the >kill author website.
June’s Child by Mary Stone Dockery
Cemeteries bled with dried grass, russet
and bronzed leaves, as if I kept dropping
flames the shape of my mother’s eyes
-June’s Child by Mary Stone Dockery on the Thrush website.
Three poems from NOON: journal of the short poem
A demon sits
in the corner
of all poetry.
-Poem by Scott Honeycutt in NOON: journal of the short poem.
Eight Grade Science: Darwin Et Cetera by Christopher Hennessey
with nothing to cut they grow
through lip, chin, mouth, bone.
Pierce slow as continental drift,
mouths wired shut, bully’s gift.
-Eight Grade Science: Darwin Et Cetera by Christopher Hennessey on the Your Impossible Voice website.
The Things We Can’t by Sarah James
The syringe’s silver slips through skin to flesh
easier than sunlight through glass,
and every bit as glinting.
-The Things We Can’t by Sarah James on the Poetry 24 website.
Torchwood by Brian Caskey
Wiregrass litters the pine flatwoods
and whispers softly in the winter breeze,
dormant buds patiently preparing
for the cleansing flames of spring.
-Torchwood by Brian Caskey on the Palaver website.
The Seahorses by Louise Green
In place of heralds singing the first dawn,
only a lifting of their equine heads,
a stillness in the herd to mark the warmth
stirring an almost-barren deep.
-The Seahorses by Louise Green on the Acumen website.
Where Good Night And Shut Up Sound The Same by Paul Hunter
The crows settling into the trees
make a deafening racket as if
outraged by the sun going down
-Where Good Night And Shut Up Sound The Same by Paul Hunter on The Raven Chronicles’s website.