I pinch myself / for the chance to shine / / up here / in front of you. / / I keep coming back. / The light is coming / / from you....
Sarah Louise Garrido
Because I wanted to touch / the thing lasting, the river / under your eyes and mine, / we had a child. Another / miracle, its beauty and power /…
Those Whose Love
we emulate. We must not / have gotten / / right. Must not have shot it / straight through the night, a vestibule / / of good faith....
I am not haunted / but try to find filaments / of light that could / be ghosts against the wall / of the old railroad hotel / where we have come…
Steven D. Schroeder
This book needs no introduction.Don’t you know who this book is?This book was decided by a single vote.This book is everybody’s favorite.Children…
Not a man / that survives the movement, / / but a movement / that survives the man. / It ain’t me, / it’s us! / / Not the tyranny / …
When I Quit
It was a quiet moment / at dusk / / at the very beginning of fall / when I quit. / / Just my son / who turns one tomorrow / / in the…
A New Axe: The Density of Forgiveness
Shannon D. Bushnell
The night birds hit the window and / I am both cursing and forgiving you / as I chop wood. // They light up in panic / flapping violently. // I…
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