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A Haiku Sequence by Kathe Palka

Hershey Gardens mid-October— among the roses a few slow bees   garden lovers on nearly every bench a dedication   in the arboretum hiding among old pines a young sequoia   chasing each other in the children’s garden chipmunks   … Continue reading

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Poem by Gina

the Magyar   I out of revolution and a burning bed she chose a summer somewhere else Afrika, under a triumphant sky where deep roots deliver the burnished dawn and gold leaf peels from the sea to hang in links … Continue reading

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Free Verse by Alegria Imperial

Mirage   Shredded blooms, hair parted in the wind, the pavement wavering— my cane unwilling to step with me.     Light shimmers ahead I swear I am on solid land. But the air has turned into water and I … Continue reading

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Free Verse by Maureen Weldon

SINK AND THE GREAT HOUSE   ‘My poor hands, red and rough,’ this is what Sink hears as the greasy-spiky water sloshes, scullery maid scrubs with gentle precision porcelain plates, cups, saucers, jugs …   On freezing five o’clock mornings Sink feels … Continue reading

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Free Verse by Robert Witmer

What is Death is Always the death of another The terrible taking away Of a loved one Or a total stranger A something or someone else However close you may come You are always Unceasingly, insistently alive Thriving or wasting … Continue reading

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