Poetry

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Crash At Intersection 2 on June 16, 2005 and Summer Weekends by Devon Neal

Crash at Intersection 2 on June 16, 2005 I always thought it would sound like a screaming crunch,like aluminum cans mashing slowlyin the closing maw of a vicegrip.Or that the stiff skin of the windshieldwould instantly lightning into a network of neurons.Instead it was a thick metal taplike two robots high-fivingand then afterwards, worse than

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Haiga, Ephesus by Jerome Berglund

Ephesus Unleaded and Diesel Christmastree farmsome daysher savior appears gracelessfrom plateattends day serviceand the night masskeeping options open polymer barrier who’s insidethe mascot costume expandingconsciousnesstalking shop Jerome Berglund, recently nominated for the Touchstone awards and Pushcart Prize, has many haiku, haibun and haiga exhibited and forthcoming online and in print, most recently in the Asahi Shimbun, Bottle Rockets, Frogpond, and

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Lights Awake and Ear’s Warm by Diane Webster

LIGHTS AWAKE Street lights awakeas dusk blushesacross the cloud cover. Silhouettes mergewith nightfall,and shadows teasea monster under the bed kept hiddenby street light haloes. EARS WARM A woman wrapsa green scarfaround her head. Corn huskenvelopskernels beneathkeeping ears warm. Diane Webster’s work has appeared in “Verdad,” “North Dakota Quarterly,” “New English Review” and other literary magazines. She

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