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Volume 13 • Number 1 • Spring-Summer 2021

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William Aarnes

Morning at the Abernathy Waterfront Park
Random

John Abbott

The House Next Door

Raymond Abbott

MacDonald's

Vicki Addesso

A Birthday at the Lake

David Adès

Drowning

Storm Ainsely

Five Minutes to Close

James Alexander

Door! Chair!

Taryn Alexander

Selina

Jeanne Althouse

The Big Light

William Alton

End of the Day
My Lover Drinks
My Mother Working

Alexandra Ambrose

Queens

Maggie Andersen

Greetings from 2020

Scott Anderson

Window Dance

Anonymous

In the broken room

Susan Kay Anderson

How They Changed

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Ralph Angel

A Sleet Interview with Ralph Angel

Josh Anthony

Lack of Imagination
New School With New Markers and No Chalk Boards

Maria A. Arana

Featured Poet
Welcome

Jane Arnold

Old Man With Barn

Serena Mira Asta

Surprised Black Bunny

Lisa Attanasio

Löb
Francesca Enters an Office Building

James Autio

Thimble Magnétique

Emma Ben Ayoun

A Review of Norwegian Foods (review)

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Sara Backer

To The Teahouse

Nina Badzin

SON
NCJW of Cleveland Banana Bread (recipe)

Carol Barrett

Deer Mouse

Josh Bauer

Judith Even When Sleeping Part III
Alchemy

Joe Baumann

Tender

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Brian Baumgart

I Wish You All the Joy of Everything
Overlook
The Halo and the Crown

Colleen Beagan

Individual Cheesecakes (recipe)

Renee Beauregard Lute

The Challenge is This
Feeding the Squirrel
Hamster Dream

Terry Bebertz

The Visitor (photograph)

Ben Bellizzi

Lost Boys and Girls

Anja Benevento

Matchstick People
Rumor Speaks

Joseph Benevento

Ode to Pears

John Bennett

I Could Not Look

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Michael Bennett

The Eagle

F.J Bergmann

Dichotomy
Starry Night
Valentine

Genevieve Betts

Self-isolation

Tyler Bigney

No such thing
Mandarins

Michael Blaine

Rush Hour
Wading Out (Rehoboth Bay)

Shane Blegen

John Brandon Interview

Micki Blenkush

Age 10

Jevin Boardman

Report of Our two bodies

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Alice Boatwright

The First Meeting of Babyman and Mother

Zan Bockes

Donuts for Dinner, Too Much to be True
The Heart Burglar
The Hunger Artists
Sanity
Snow Day
The Lyrics to the Word Song

Shel Bockman

A Prairie Halloween

Melanie Boeckmann

Feeder

Kara Bollinger

Hipstamatic.

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Gerald Bosacker

Alzheimer's Journal

Roseanna Alice Boswell

How to Care for your Rabbit's Foot Fern

Anthony Isaac Bradley

Street Names I Hate, Including Monroe
Today

Christine Brandel

The Rabbit
Lincoln

Laura Brandenburg

35th And Chicago
Lot's Wife

John Brandon

John Brandon Interview with Shane Blegen

Tim Brennan

Existence
What Remains
Fragments of 1969
*Outside

Steve Brightman

At the Water's Edge

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Charlie M. Broderick

Girl and a Goat
Our Town
Sleet Interview with Ed Bok Lee
Tree In Winter
Tubs are Better Than Showers

Julie Brooks Barbour

Fields and Fences

Michelle Brooks

Since God Could Not Be Everywhere

Taylor Brorby

My Grandmother's Lesson

Elizabeth Brown

Peter
Anointing

Curt Brown

White Hoods on the Mesa

Kimberly J. Brown

things to do

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Nikki Brown

Glass Paradise

Tami Mohamed Brown

The Shape of Things Unseen

Michael Dennis Browne

Being Fair to “Fern Hill”: A Reply to Liz Kinski
Fire
The Voices
wanted to be an artist

Marjorie Bruhmuller

Plagiarists

T. Ben Bryant

Somewhere There Is No Sound

Emilie Buchwald

Being Born
Letter to Kathleen
Yes

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Jamie Buehner

A kind of resolution in story
Another World: More on Nejat Ağırnaslı
Ars Poetica
Barn Light
Babs
Better Than Wondering How, Exactly, Nejat Died, Just Barely, Was
Blanket
Breakfast at Bob's
Caesarean
Catalpa
Dear Much More Than Nothing
Dolphinarium
Faces of Istanbul
Football

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Jamie Buehner (cont.)

For DSL
For You In the Living Room Nine Years Ago
Gross Brie: Growing Pains
Growing Up
Istanbul Report
Jacket Poem
Lake Swan
Letting go of gravity
Liberty
Light in Istanbul
Living Eulogy
Meals on Wheels
More Seldom Than a Wave
On Becoming
Only Through Time
Paşabahçe
Picture Taker
Roads
Saigon Perspective
Shape
She Watered the Horses
Singer
Sleet Interview with Jim Moore
Small Facts

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Jamie Buehner (cont.)

Solitariness
Something About Letting Go
Song
Swingset
The Whole Wide World is Watching (review)
There Are At Least Three Versions of Every Life
What Would You Say As the Earth Gets Further and Further Away?
Work
Waiting

Jim Buehner

Excerpts from 233-3288

Stephen Burgdorf

Seeking Calm: A Conversation with Jim Lenfestey

Laura Burnes

My Monkey and Me

Harmony Button

Pieces

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Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor

Postpartum Depression
How Do You Wrap a Poem
Tel Aviv University Economist Explains the Endowment Effect

Mathieu Cailler

Baby Brandy
Blowing Out the Candles
Books, Blurbs and Curing Boredom
Entretien entre Mathieu Cailler et Antoine Laurain (Interview)

Cathleen Calbert

Pie-Eating, Sunday Night

Gem Caley

Had To Help

Robyn Campbell

when the rain came

Billy Cancel

by the watercress beds dogs walked like men

Christian Canete

Kid Icarus

Marc Carver

Ogenki Desu Ka

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Mark Cassidy

Stormy Weather (Oyinbo Love Songs, #10)
Barracuda Bar (Oyinbo Love Songs, #5)

Luanne Castle

How They Fall

Anthony Ceballos

A Poem about My Hair
Scattered History or Was as a Noun

Sara Chamberlin

Untitled
What It Means to Be Flesh

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Eric Chandler

Chemical Warfare
Hugging This Rock
In Pursuit of Happiness
Loony
Making Bacon
No Thanks
The Program
Sawhorse
What Do You Do?
Whiteface Reservoir, 40 Miles North of Duluth

Sara Biggs Chaney

From According to Our Records

Joshua Chase

Something Like Love

Lucia Cherciu

The Collector
Couriers
The God of Repairs
In the Caves of the Metro
My Sister and I Bought the First Books in Our House
Prayer for an Apricot Tree
Socially-Distanced June
Wild Mushrooms

Elena Cisneros

a poor funeral, a good meal
at the end of a dark table
firefly melody

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Chelsey Clammer

On Ecstacy

Chloe N. Clark

After the Ikiryoh
Mmm, Doughnuts (review)
On a Watermelon Truck, With a Chupacabra
People Who Wave in Pictures

Jo Ann Clark

When She Runs
Epithalamium
Jawed Fish

Roberta Clipper

Seas
For Dylan Thomas

Michael Cocchiarale

A Parable for You Know Who
Bad Apples
Miracle Worker

Adam Karni Cohen

Old love, new
Holes

Jessica Cohn

Disembodied

Kristin Cole

Mooning

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Emily Coleman

The Man Cave (review)
Mouthwash

Sonja Condit

The Anniversary

Margaret Conroy

Swansea Bay Photos

Alyssa Cooper

Yggdrasil

Meghan Cooper

I Still Regret the Refrigerator

Joseph Corey

Impacted

Karen Cosey

Old Man With Barn

Tasha Cotter

Red Bird

Maud Coulter

Perishable
Sonrisa

Cameron Coursey

The Spirit of Kobe

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C. Michael Cox

No Soup Until Fall

Kelly Coyle

220

Martin Cozza

Fear to Be You and Me
In Which My Father Instructs Me in Maleness Just Before His Early Death

A.T. Cross

Cartoon

Bill Crawford

"I Hear You Lima Charlie--How Me?": A Radio Transmission From The Jungle War

Henry Crawford

Cell Division

J.S. Cummings

Mom’s Dead

Katya Cummins

Dangling Conversation

Stephanie Cummings

A McDonald's in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Austin Cunningham

an ode to my fellow mental degenerates
these things are delicate

Catherine Curan

An Obvious Symbol of Something

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Sara Dailey

Pangolin
Sharks Come In
Small
The Imperfection of Geologic Records
Waking

Laurence Musgrove and Terry Dalrymple

Swords
Puncture Wounds

Suzannah Dalzell

In These Woods
Waiting For The Space Station To Pass By

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David Daniel

Hasselblads on the Moon

Barbara Daniels

Loot

Austin Davis

Fell In Love

Daniel Davis

Firestorm

Terry Davis

The Paper Bombs
Under the Stars

Jackie Davis Martin

Out of the Garden

Holly Day

The Future Critics and Judges
Horse
Morning Glories
Size 8
Soft Tissue

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Kim DeLauro

Sea Glass

Christine Delea

Geography

E. Michael Desilets

Elliot and the Boys

RC deWinter

what/if

Matthew Dexter

Así y Asado (review)
Fly to the Moon, Amigo?

Arthur Diamond

Girl in Town

Linda Eve Diamond

Pieces

Katacha Díaz

Saturday in Rio

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Stephanie Dickinson

Moontrance

Kirsten Dierking

Tether: breathe deep, it goes so fast
An Interview with Kirsten Dierking (by Mary Wlodarski)

Ryan Dilbert

You Shot Me

Mike Dillon

1955
Going First
Old
On Being Five Minutes Late for the First Day of Kindergarten

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Norita Dittberner-Jax

Afternoon
Circling
Desk
Homecoming
Hospital
Meditation
Numbering the Oaks
Stoplight
The Boat

Liza Docken

Small Shoulders
Offerings
The Only Thought

Colin Dodds

Another Broken Wizard

Joseph Dorazio

Curb Your Appetite
Tattoo

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Mark Doty

Robinson Jeffers
Untitled

Edward Dougherty

The Mobile

Jonathan Dregni

Solid as radio waves

Matt Dube

Campus Visit
Handsome

Monic Ductan

Ghetti's Spaghetti

Gerald Duff

The Light in Memphis
What's on Second?

Alice Duggan

A Brittle Thing
Deeply Afraid
His Accusation
July
Late Book of Three
Oh
Students, Dinkytown
When Interviewed about Her Tail, She Said

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Sarah Duncan

In a Name
Addict Calling

S.J. Dunning

Smoker's Dream

John Dutterer

Nectar and Ambrosia

Bill Dwyer

A Journey Home

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Gwendolyn Edward

Histories I do not Belong to

Anika Eide

House of Wiles
We Don't Breed Queer Out Here
A Sleet Interview with Lawrence Sutin

J.E. Ekstedt

Falling

Alan Elyshevitz

Sarajevo, 1914

Michelle Embree

Malt Pie (recipe)

Erric Emerson

NIN Ode

Terri Kirby Erickson

The Knife Sharpener's Chickens

Alejandro Escudé

The Instant Message

Jodi Falco

September 20

Kenny Fame

Rondeau: Every Time He Leaves

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Kim Farleigh

Jeering

Corey Farrenkopf

She Painted the Ceiling.

Roberta Feins

Violets

David Felix

Just As
Hook

Epiphany Ferrell

Snow

Kindra J. Ferriabough

Perspective

Kristen Figgins (née Gipson)

Octopus Hands

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Mike Finley

Glue-Girl
Clints and Grykes
Horses Work Hard
When I Dash Off a Poem

Joshua Fischer

Fallen

Gerry Foote

Sewing Safety

Robert Ford

Airport Run
Caprice
Coming Back
Harry
Last Supper

Kristin Fouquet

Spring in Lafayette Cemetery (photographs)

Lara Haynes Freed

Quantification

Jade French

Five Years in a Nameless Life: A Snippet

Samantha Friskey

I Know

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Ashley Gardana

Bartering Life

Haley Garrigus

Constellations
T

Pamela Gay

Invasion of Privacy

Bill Gaythwaite

Tell Me More

Sean Gentry

Skull Fracture #1

Caroline Gerardo

Granny Magic

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Diane Giardi

Morning Fishing
The Ironing Board
Walking Cabbages

John Gifford

Chance of Rain

Dylan Gilbert

This Online Dating Thing

Sarah Gilbert

The Animist's Exhibit

Greg Girvan

Rite of Passage
Valediction

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Leah Givens

Easy Ambrosia (recipe)
Immersion
Vocalise (Songs without Words)

Kimberly Glanzman

Our Birthday, At the Beach

Benjamin Goluboff

Art Appreciation

Howie Good

Chaos Theory
Flash Bang Boom
Unrequited Bones
Do Wa Ditty (A Love Song)

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Sara Oliver Gordus

Pages

Mollie Gould

The Love that Gathers Here
Trailer Park

Abe Grace

Alphabet Soup

Zachary Asher Greenberg

Bone Gravity
The Call

Jessica Guzman

Gardeners

A.M. Gwynn

We Could Be Happy

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Austin Hall

Windowpane

Jada Hall

Battle Scars
Red

Pauletta Hansel

March 20, 2020
June 2, 2020
June 17, 2020

Kelly Hansen Maher

Kiss of Victory
Spring Cleaning, an Apology to Bulbs, and a Celebration of Forsythia

Tracy Harris

Seeing Stars

Matthew Harrison

If You Have Means

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Margaret Hasse

Truant
Wayward
Mason Jar of Household Odds and Ends

Luke Hawley

The Smell of Burning Leaves

Stella Hayes

Together, Alone

Bobbie Hayse

The Shit-eating Nightcrawlers

Nancy Hedin

Ours is a Quarter Ton Love
This Kid

Sleet Interview with Nancy Hedin

Kathleen Hellen

dispatch from the daily planet
it was supposed to rain today

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Lance Henderson

The Perfect Cosmopolitan Cocktail (recipe)

James C. Henderson

After
I Am Loved
Philando
Poem for Judy

Aimee Henkel

Borkowski's One Giraffe

Susan and John Hensel

Color of Conflict

Jennifer Hernandez

Anniversary XX
Universal Studios

Jane Hertenstein

Parking Lots #1-4

Bill Hess

Goodbye, Good Buddy

Michael Hettich

Anniversary
The Adjustment
The Other Woman
The Shells
Tango

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Jim Heynen

Daycare
Man Tying His Shoes
Portraits
The Grandfather
The Love Addicts
Reading Dylan Thomas
Traveling Alone Across the West
Vernal Equinox

DaMaris Hill

Lingers

M.B. Hill

Chuck-Wad

Narelle Hill

Lighthouse

Kerry Hillis

Easter, Kobbe Beach, Panama
The Man-Eaters

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Bill Himelhoch

The Cormorant

Bill Hinrichs

The Strange Disappearance of Mr. Bonkers
The Invisible Man

Janell Hoffman

Blackberry Cobbler (recipe)
Summertime (photographs)

Bradley Hoge

did i say love
Alluvium

Allen Hope

Temper

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Paul Hostovsky

Exercise
All These Things
Summer
I Say

Georgette Howington

Life's Corridor of Surprise

Eric Hove

Campground Kids

Daniel Hudon

The Travels of the Dead

Emmy Hunter

Horizon

Rob Hunter

Secret. Lovers.
The Same Rain

Bob Hybben

Abstractions
John Coltrane
While You Slept

MC Hyland

Ballet Mécanique
At night in some way illumined
Like Water Poured Into the Altar

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Ann-Marie Madden Irwin

In The Beginning
Opium's Lullaby
Peacock Light

Sandra Irwin

Lovers' Quarrel

Donna Isaac

Off

Samantha Isasi

Proof

Ann Iverson

I Believe in Signs, Do You?
Found Poem at Twilight

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Mark Jackley

Dear Thomas Jefferson
To Jon, Who Left His Wife of 30 Years

Derek M. Jackson

Unconventional Teacher
Yet Golden

Duane J. Jackson

Desertion

Shannon Jackson

LaLa's (review)
Standstill Minutes

Robert Jacoby

The Apocalypse in My Mind
In Summer Nights
Stars Fall Nude

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Seth Jani

Arc

John Paul Jaramillo

Grown-Ass Men

Richard Jarrette

A Possible Survivor
After Nearly Fifty Years I Return To The Beans In Kenneth Rexroth’s Translation of Ou Yang Hsiu’s Jade Plum Trees in Spring And Write This Poem With The Quill Of A Swan
Although Forbidden I Played A Few Chords On Chopin’s Piano in Valldemossa Mallorca
Asked In A Dream To Write A Poem About A Poet Who Died We Meet In The Dream World Of The Dead
The Center
The Daughter
Ekaterina
Farrier
The Farrier's Dog
Fleeing Nebuchadnezzar
Hundred Percent Chance of Rain
If This Is The Last Thing I Say
Is There Refuge Also In The Merciless?
Just Joey
Memory And The Paradoxes Of Time As Wildfires Make Pyrrocumulous Clouds
My Father Taught Me Many Strange Things With Unexpected Consequences.
On A Wordless Sudden Awakening Upon Finding William Merwin’s Little Horse At Nineteen
On the Death of Georges Braque
Report
On W. S. Merwin’s Elegy For A Walnut Tree Against My Morbid And Violent Fantasies
The Pond
Startled By The Mind In Merwin’s Couplet— what we see again will come to us in secret and without even knowing that we are here
They come from remote regions of sorrow
—Federico Garcia Lorca
Timmy
To a Gift of Rainbow Obsidian the Size of an Ear
To the Great Enigma
Today's Gospel
Unfurling The Rivers And Mountains Scroll Of My Life Taking Stock For My Children While I Can
You Stayed Away So Long

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Arya F. Jenkins

Decisions

Louis Jenkins

After Midnight
Good Neighbors
Mystic
Raspberry Rhubarb Pie
Smile
Time Marches On

Edd B. Jennings

An Old Blue Jar

Mimi Jennings

Amby's Manhattan
Red Horse in Saint Paul
Standing Rock Standoff

Welcome Jerde

The Alphabet of Loss

Adam Johnson

Telephone

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Alexsis Johnson

New Tricks
The Buck

Ashley Johnson

It's Not Just Hair

Blake Johnson

Grown-Up Conversations During the Day

M.P. Jones IV

Ride for the Dead

Jennifer Juneau

Film Noir

Kimberly Justice

Crane Flies

Michael Kabel

Elizabeth In The Traces
You Could be Anywhere

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Krissanne Kadattir

Interview with Barrie Jean Borich
The Perfect Ring Tone
Mandel Kake (recipe)

Carol Kampa

Friday Dream

T.J. Kampa

Sleet Interview with Suzanne Nielsen

Stephanie Kain

If Only By a Thread

Mary Kane

Submission to Racism

Martin Keaveney

Morning

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Deborah Keenan

Chasing the Harvest Moon
An Excerpt from "Grace" (with video by Wayne Nelsen)
Grief (with video by Wayne Nelsen)
So Much Like a Beach After All
Summer Wind in Autumn
What Were Our Mothers Thinking?

Ann Keith

Nightingale

Michael C. Keith

The Waiting Bell

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Jenna Kelly

In Order to Augment a Metaphorical Pomegranate
Peeling

Dan Kelty

City Home

Audra Kerr Brown

The Candy Striper
The Last Breakfast

Sandra Ketcham

First Time
Limestone Beginnings

J.S. Kierland

Living Plastic
Unscheduled Flights

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Dore Kiesselbach

Emeritus
Glass
How the Air Never Seems to Stop Anything
Paternity Test

Ellen Adele King

Trance

Robert King

Guilt, With Pears

Maureen Kingston

Final Instructions
Fingering My Ghost Beads

Patricia Kirkpatrick

The School Bus
What was Coming

Leela Kiyawat

American Dreamer

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Danny Klecko

Under an Almost Super Moon

Jen Knox

Afterthought

Summer Koester

Convergence

Allen Kopp

The Thanksgiving Guests

Katheryn Kopple

The Mütter Museum

Rudy Koshar

Acknowledgement

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James Kowalczyk

Halved

Philip Kuan

Manners

Terence Kuch

Telescopes

Kathryn Kysar

First Kiss

Jerelle Kraus

Two and a Half Hours Alone with Nixon

Joe Kraus

Everybody Should Have at Least One Disreputable Friend

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Kate LaDew

darkness fills all the spaces
hands made useless by a trembling weight
A dead child's teddy bear
he lifts his visor
Ten Irregulars
you keep her voice on your phone

Gerry LaFemina

Umbrella

Steven Lang

The Spirit of Competition

Jan LaPerle

Swing Shift

Amanda Laughtland

Mid-June

Antoine Laurain

Entretien entre Mathieu Cailler et Antoine Laurain (Interview)

Kristin Laurel

Inheritance
Strangers on the Road

Kaci Skiles Laws

The Brown Closet

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Debbie Lechtman

Beauty Queen

Ed Bok Lee

What It Means To Be A Man
Wherever You Reconnoiter
Repeat After Me
Tears of Tears

Edward Lee

This

Peter Leight

The Problem of Change in a World of Uncertainty

James Lenfestey

A Blizzard of Beard With a Hole In It
The Red Ant

Tain Leonard-Peck

Seattle, When the Walls Fell, and Rose

Donald Levering

On Balance

Miriam Mandel Levi

The Makeup Lesson

Nancy Levinson

My Better Angel
What Did They Know

Samantha Ley

A Small Town, Waiting

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Mike Linaweaver

Are You Alright

Martin Lindauer

Numbers Are You

Christopher Linforth

Fence

Kelsey Loftin

On the Waves

Eric Lorberer

BEATLES VS. STONES

Bob Lorentson

The Carousel of Beliefs

Mardith Louisell

Choice
Day Planner
Generosity
Ghost ( Review)
Success

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Becky Lourey

A Petition Against the War In Iraq

Ryan Love

the raspberries

Sam Love

The Ecology Symbol

Shelly Love

Edible Flowers by Lucia Cherciu (Book Review)
Mummy Portrait From the Louvre: “L’Eurpoéenne”
Not Just A Café

Werner A. Low

No Guilt
Sycamore

Alice Lowe

Bridges
Hello Dollies (recipe)
Pizza on Thursday, or the isness of what is
Word of the Day

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Kate Lucas

Elegy, Target Field
Riley the Co-Pilot
Riley Spent

Zach Lute

Happy Birthday, Maddie!

Cynthia Truitt Lynch

Father’s Day

Key MacFarlane

Cliché Malay

Kilmeny MacMichael

Relinquished

Tom Mahony

Terminal

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Dave Malone

Editor Disappears from Upstate Farmhouse
Shape of My Days
Summer Relic

Charlotte Mandel

Breathless in Beijing
Heat Advisory

Marisa Mangani

Slow Burn
The Business Trip

Brett Marie

Karma

Michael Mark

Ganging Up on the Gardener
The Business of Gardening

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Lauren Markham

Ballerina Made of Mud

Gretchen Marquette

A Poem About Childhood
An interview with Richard Jarrette
The Road (Animated poetry)
Self Portrait with Saint John the Baptist

Barbara Marshak

One More Chance

Kris Marsh

Concentration

Mira Martin-Parker

The Magic Carpet

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Ashley Maser

Serving Her

David Massengill

Debt, 1889

Ken Massicotte

Solitary Witness

Joshua Mattern

Requiem

Janet McCann

Writing the Flood

Susan Gene McCartney

The Smile

Becky McCauley

What I Think About When We Enter a Room

Peter McConnell

Midday
Icarus
The Birdwatcher
Rinkha

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Colin McDonald

What There is to Say

Jenny McDougal

Key West Conjure: a footnote
Yokohama

Kathy McEathron

Lots of Lemon Bars (recipe)

Patricia A. McGoldrick

Icicles

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Mark McKain

Dogfish
Essay/Assay: Soil Crusts

John McKenna

That Green Exchange

John McKernan

A Sudden Gust of Wind
I Tried to Squeeze the Tree
The Green Children

Katy McKinney

Bilingual Lullaby
How Through This Slow Dream

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Michelle McMillan-Holifield

Aftershock
By and By
Miscarriage

Heather McNaugher

If

J. Thomas Meador

Boundaries

Adriana Medina

Birthday

Michelle Meier

Pacific Street

Bill Meissner

1959: Bob Dylan Hitchhikes on Highway 61 Somewhere Outside Hibbing, Minnesota
The Man Who Wrestled the Lawn

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Gerardo Mena

So I Was a Coffin

Bob Meszaros

The Poet's Last Vacation
Air-raid Drill, 1953

Jennifer Met

Jishin My Own
Short-Term Affect
Long-Term Affect
Talisman
Everywhere Chopsticks Touching

Dawn Meyer

Happy Hour

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Brittany Michelson

All-American Special
City Lights
Inhabiting Beauty
Postpartum
Wishbones and Gunfire

David Owen Miller

A Few Lines Written In Memory of BJ’s Thyroid

John N. Miller

Desert Song

Steve Mitchell

At the Door
Her Subscription

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Roshan Moazed

Soul
Tangerines in Tucson

Cristina-Monica Moldoveanu

from “Elegy 011”
from “Friendship”
Inheritance
group photo with fishermen

Nick Monks

Walkers (Morecombe)

Lara Mimosa Montes

fragment from The Somnambulist

M.V. Montgomery

First Memory
Katie O
Primal

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Meesh Montoya

Nickels

Sam Moon-Wainright

Visibility

Elizabeth Moore

Cleaning Simple
Community
Morning of the Dead
Summer Sanity
Things That Don't Matter

George Moore

Bread and Wine

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Jim Moore

Ars Poetica
At 7 a.m. Watching the Cars on the Bridge
Be Careful,
How to Close the Great Distance Between People
In Heaven
Late/Later/Latest
Loneliness
Nebraska Fragments
Paradise
Spoleto (review)
The History of Roses
Those Crows Again
Transfiguration from the Li Po
Two Flute Songs
Underground
Untitled
Sleet Interview with Jim Moore

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Traci Moore

Human Resources

Nell Morningstar

How He Got His Name

Dave Morrison

Sparkle

Cameron Morse

Derivatives
Return Journey

Lewis Mundt

Album Review: Brand New's "Daisy"
Bullet
I think I want to write you a love letter but I've forgotten your name
If she should know anything, it is
The Octopus Speaks of His Hearts

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Louis Murphy

A Simple Task of Living
Americano
Basic Child
Blue Lens Rothko
Dark Ages
Daylight
Grade
Inside Each Possible
Left Parted
In Blue
In My Room
In The Eaves
Is Roughing
Promises 'N Stuff
To Him

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Peter E. Murphy

Amateur Museum
Selected Images of Wales

Lily Murphy

Soaked in the Afternoon

Cara Murray

Birthright

Matthew Murrey

Boys Running Into the Surf at Lake Tanganyika
Fifty
T-Rex

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Ben Nardolilli

La Resistance
On Rafts and Seas
Well Spent

Sarah Navin

Generous Month

James Nawrocki

Wasp Nest

Wayne Nelsen

Bullet (with Lewis Mundt)
1959: Bob Dylan Hitchhikes on Highway 61 Somewhere Outside Hibbing, Minnesota (with Bill Meissner)
The Man Who Wrestled the Lawn
Remembering That City Bus Ride In Quito, Ecuador

Rodney Nelsestuen

Robbie

KG Newman

Country Club Cowboy

John Newson

The Man Who Dressed Up as a Boy

Elliott Niblock

Macalester College RELI 136-01: Reading the Upanishads at 19
January: Noon
Chore

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Anthony Nicaj

Bus Rides in Red Wool

Russell Nichols

Unblocked

James Nicola

This Morning Reading Carl Sandburg

Suzanne Nielsen

Counter's Segues
Fostering the Fundamental
The Stillness of Sage
Yosemite Sam Jr. Wins His Wings

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Tim Nolan

At the River
Driving
Gorgeous
Palm
Tanned Old Man

Thomas Noonan

Their Guns Fired Bullets

Robert Oakes

Fly Away

Robert Okaji

Before We Knew
Scarecrow Ascends
A Step Closer

Janet Olearski

The Empty Suit

Elizabeth Olenzek

The old way
Jonah

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Erica Olsen

A Report to the Forest Service
Off Road: Jeep Excursions
San Juan National Forest, Colorado

Stephanie Olson

Spill
Blood Orange

Mary K. O'Melveny

Mourning Our Dead

Michael Onofrey

For Those Moments

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Ken O'Steen

Godsent Vermin

Steven Ostrowski

The Precise Instant of Dusk

Christopher Palbicki

Towards A Wholeness of Being

John Palen

Learning to Float

John-Ivan Palmer

Affiliated Shadows

Vidya Panicker

Carnation

John Palen

Honk to End War
In the Pandemic, the Animals Return

Helen Park

Your Terrible Thirteenth Birthday Gift

Yongsoo Park

Train to Evanston

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Juliet Patterson

Sinkhole
Tell Me You are Wonderful — A Correspondence with Juliet Patterson

Diane Payne

Except for the Cats
The Flyer

Stuart Pease

Night-Damsel
The Little Angel on Your Shoulder
On The Midnight Lawn

Gail Peck

At the Care Unit

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Todd Pederson

Flatiron: On Market Sunday
In Flight
Magnolia Trees in Rain
Midnight at an All-Night Diner Beside the Sea
Seaport: Reading Manga
These Shorter Days of Science Fiction

Luca Penne

Trip
Words

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Ralph Pennel

Everywhere I Have Not Written

Simon Perchik

*
Fragment from *

T.W. Perkins

Chocolate Powdered Sugar Cookies (recipe)
Missing in Action
Taking You Home

Sandy Perkins

Fire on the Road
The Voice of Bob Dylan

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George Perreault

April Winslow: Distance
April Winslow: Waiting on Rain
Preacher Roberts: Sunday at the Home
Stopping for Lunch in Scottsbluff, Nebraska
Michael Perry: In Dreams, Perhaps

Alan Perry

Evacuation

Katherine D. Perry

Finding Legs

Bette Pesetsky

Maternal Secrets
Sophie's Journal - October 1, 1862
Sweater

Robert Pesich

Heart Massage

Dwight Peters

Hero
Ocean's Tide
Perceiving Doors
The Wait

Mary Chandler Philpott

Our Wedding is Eight Months Away

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Thomas Piekarski

Selfie

Timothy Pilgrim

Low-Tide Triage
No More Argument
The Deadhover
Viral in Norway

Anne Piper

before I was this human I was grass
blown
sway

Stacy Post

In My Italian Class Notebook

Maria Poulatha

Beryl
Selected photos from Laugharne (South Wales)
The Lighting Designer
en route to Worm’s Head

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Rhonda Poynter

THE LADY SITTING NEXT TO ME AT THE MEMORY CLINIC ASKS ME WHETHER
I MIGHT BE ABLE TO TELL HER WHY SHE IS HERE, IN THE FIRST PLACE

Anuradha Prasad

Day Seven, Maybe

Tony Press

Playa Malvarrosa

John Pulver

Love and the PVC Pipe

Jan Ramming

Baby Boy Doe

Diane Raptosh

Art Must be Useful to the People
Interspecies
What Wittgenstein's College Friend Frank Says

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Stella Radulescu

Bells and Bones

Michelle Rappoport

Our American Suicide

Erika Rasmussen

Borderline Deadly

Frances Raven

Back Door

Remi Recchia

Ghazal for a Business Trip

Michelle Reale

Crush

Sue Reed Crouse

Rise

Cooper Renner

The Bicyclist (drawing)
Wither (drawing)
Untitled drawing
Sketches

William Reichard

Ghost Heart
Midwest Landscape: Round Hay Bales
Homecoming

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Alistair Rey

The Amateur's Guide to Metacinema

Dana Jean Rider

Concealed
Crawl Inside

Nicolas Ridley

Moose-Head, Doe-Eyes, Shrew

Paige Riehl

After Her Death
A Conversation with Ethan Rutherford
A Poem for Cindy after Her Nephew’s Death by Heart Failure at Age 16
Circo's Savvy Service and Tuscan Cuisine (review)

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Ben Riggs

Flesh and Blood
Stutter

Mark Rigney

The Heisenberg Approach

Richard Risemberg

Legacy of Ashes

Elizabeth Rivers

Snow at Sea

Wendy Roddy

Butterscotch Pots de Crème (recipe)
One

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Ryan Rodgers

Eating in North India
Moonscapes
Natural Faces
Spring (2014) Suite
Summer Camping
St. Croix Ice

Paul Rogalus

Snake Charmer

James S. Rogers

Dandelions

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Brad Rose

Clown Car
Dark House
Even the Trees
Law Enforcement
No Way, Shape, or Form
San Andreas Fault
Titanic
Two Buds at Cotillion
What I Heard from the Girl Who Tends Bar at “The Blackboard”

Mark Rosenblum

Artwork

Paul Rousseau

Rural South Christianity, 1882-1968

Gretchen Rueth

Pollen
Providence

Ethan Rutherford (interviewed)

A Conversation with Ethan Rutherford

Sean Ryder

Ropes

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Daniel David Sapp

Silence
The Turn

Cynthia Sample

Chad's Room

Mandy Sadler

Portrait of Audrey Hepburn

McKenzie Lynn Sanders

The Underside of Trees

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Edmund Sandoval

Picture Tape

David Sands

Chasing Laugharne Light

Behlor Santi

A Prom Night Situation

Nicholas Sauer

Learning a Trade
Schubert's Death and the Maiden

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Ray Scanlon

Far Edge of Blue

Lauren Scharhag

Spirit Death

Jacob Schepers

This American Life
Tug

Pam Schmid

Enough
Remains of My Father

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Elizabeth Dingmann Schneider

One Sunrise

Heidi Schneider

Tikkun

Jeanne Schnitzen

Sleet Interview with Mark Doty

Yvette A. Schnoeker-Shorb

Winterkill

Dawn Schout

Burning Orange
Eggshells
Pincushion

Alexander Schuhr

The Good Ones

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Nancy Scott

Saturday Night at the Movies, Manhattan, 1961

Sophfronia Scott

A Faith of Pure Imagination
Batty’s Wig Bears Witness
For Roxane Gay: Notes from a Forgiving Heart
The Night Viera Kissed Her
The Payoff Letter

Mike Seperack

The Stairs

Mathew Serback

The Unnecessary Things I Do to Prove My Love for You
Life After My First Sexual Experience

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Elizabeth Shack

Spring

Ryan Sharp

I Would Have Written to You Earlier

Sheree Shatsky

Good Dog
Hot Pursuit

Marc J. Sheehan

Professional Wrestling Declared an Essential Service

Alana Sherman

Prairie Vertigo

Steven Shields

Donuts
The House With Three Stories That Might be Five

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Kate Shuknecht

Believe Me
Into the Forest (Review)
the strawberries
what she didn't tell you

Mark Simpson

Fragments of Minneapolis Fall as Ash
"In troubled times you've heard it said"
Looters

Ron Singer

Art Installation with Video: Monumental Construction with Paintings
The Dead Were the First…

Trudy Sirany

Help

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Askold Skalsky

Hack
Silence

John Greenslade Skewes

for Louisa

Wendy Skinner

A Sleet Interview with Cathy Day
A Sleet Interview with Shannon Scott

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Danny Sklar

One Night

Donna Small

Cherry Cheesecake (recipe)

Su Smallen

Arrive, my rival
de Kooning Snow
On Trying Not to Confuse Emptiness with Loneliness
Shifting
Unbar my love, Callisto

Andy Smart

No Justice, Just Peace
Putting It Out

Matt Smith

Inside

Tayor Smith

Gerontophobia

Paul Sohar

Suspended in the Passenger Seat

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Susan Solomon

A Sleet Interview with Ralph Angel
A Sleet Interview with Jim Heynen
A Sleet Interview with Jeff Hurinenko
A Sleet Interview with Stuart Loughridge
NY Milk Shake (recipe)

Joel Solonche

The Last Song Bird

Laura Spagnoli

A Meeting of the Minds

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Michael Spring

my sisters climbed after me

Charles Springer

Calciums
Chariot of Fire
Jake's Carnival
Real
Quake

Joseph Stearman

Impacted

Amanda St. John

Birch and Moon
Love and Gratitude

Alina Stefanescu

Trash Thieves
The Girl In A Line
A Lover of Aspen

Peter Stein

Thanatology
No Mention of Roof or Floor

Seth Steinbacher

Untitled

Nora Stepanitis

Mother

Phillip Sterling

Comeback

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Alex Stolis

Colopatiron; Angel of Liberation
Oz plans an escape
Tin Man wants to tell Dorothy it’s over

M. Stone

Masks

Emily Stout

Love Poem

Robert Joe Stout

Emergency
Moving to the New Condo
Premonition

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Sarah Jordan Stout

Melissa's Prom
Terra's Lament Upon Leaving New Orleans
Times I Was Little That I thought I was Molested But Actually Wasn't
What I Said in the Parking Lot

Emily Strauss

Mask Dancers

Kristina Streich

Whoopie Pies (recipe)

Douglas Sullivan

The Page
November, Late Evening
The Girl Most Elusive

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Pamela Summers

Williamson, Tennessee

Sean Sutherland

An unanswerable question
And this is what breaks me into a thousand pieces I want to share
The Loons

Larry Sutin

A Midnight Dream (Erasure book)
How Do We Think We Know If Animals Think?
A Sleet Interview with Ralph Angel

Sharon Suzuki-Martinez

Peaches Resist Consumption

Michael Swanson

Lean-to

William Swarts

A Peach at Giverny — For Susan

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Nathanael Tagg

Fallen

Mike Tandrow

Bats
Roses

Bethany Tap

Stars

Rachel S. Thomas-Medwid

The God of Meat

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Nate Thomas

All Summer in a Day
Build Me a Pyre
Now is Apples
Theater Reminds Me of Something Poe Said

Sidney Thompson

A Test-Drive: A Frosty Vibe

Allison Thorpe

shining star skating rink

Jason M. Thornberry

Air Escaping
Eyes that Catch the Light

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Wendy Thornton

Blessing of the Birds

Anne-Marie Thweatt

Putting Up
Christine Tierney
Sibs
The White Coats Are Coming! The White Coats Are Coming!

Christopher Title

Cupola
Lake of Fire
North by North
Tell Me You are Wonderful — A Correspondence with Juliet Patterson
The Sound of It: A Conversation with Tim Nolan

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Michelle Tokarczyk

At The Avant Garde Film Festival

Denise Tolan

Mutually Miscible

James R. Tomlinson

The Trigger Man and His Accomplice

Gavin Tomson

A Review of Norwegian Foods (review)
Takk But Nei Takk

Kyle Torke

A Good Walk
After Examining a Row of Eleven Skulls and Thinking of My Ex-Wife

Nathaniel Tower

Hockey Pucks, Drowning Chickens, and Sliding Eggs ( Review)

Parker Towle

Last Will and Testament
Teen Risk
Vertebrates

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Stacey Tran

The Secret Life of Birds

Mike Tucker

White Clam Pizza (Review)

Meg Tuite

Religion

Sarah Turner

Break–

Til Turner

The Girl at the End of the Pew

Floareau Ţuţuianu

Like a Rare Bird

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Othuke Umukoro

Licking Flames

Emily Urness

Wait, that falafel stuff isn’t meat? (Review)

Michelle Valois

Location
Stay
Unsent

Dennis Vannatta

The Dream Lover

Addey Vaters

Or Every Man Be Blind

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Bill Vernon

Uncolored Picture
Connection

John Vick

Passing Time (Photograph)
Time Travel (Photograph)

Emily Vieyra

Fleet

Robert Vivian

Bring the River
Impossible Grief

Megan Volpert

Cut the crusts off
Keep cracked glasses and chipped plates
The train is two minutes late
Viva Las Vegas

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Donna Vorreyer

from “We Build Houses of Our Bodies Just to Tear Them Down”

Townsend Walker

Swan Lake

Esther C.H. Walker

Handle With Care

Jason Gordy Walker

Up-and-Comer

Cathy Warner

The Next-Door Neighbors

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Cliff Weber

Poem #2

Mary Lauren Weimer

Tomatoes on the Vine

Gwendolyn Werdin

Scotland, a second time, various places, January 2001

Ted Wesenberg

Anniversary

Valerie Westmark

It Must Be Happening Everywhere
The Other's Welcome

Tori Weston

Birthday Cake

Karen Weyant

Water I Never Drank

Kelly Whiddon

Touching Death
Ancient Astronaut Theorists Say Yes

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Scott Whitaker

Spring. Rain. Date Night.

Stephen Scott Whitaker

Face Paint

Sarah White

German Spoken Here
Mrs. Hughes' Bees

Hallie Cole Wiederholt

My First Persimmon
My Personal Onion: An Interview with Eric Lorberer
on the wall

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Meredith Sue Willis

Rescue

Jay Wilkinson

It Could Have Happened Like This…

Gina Williams

Scattered Bones
Someday, I'll Be Strong Enough to Fight Back

John Sibley Williams

Cross, how comfortable you are

Dale Wisely

Fashion and Affliction

Dave Witty

Z.

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Mary Wlodarski

21st Century Love Poem
Tether: breathe deep, it goes so fast
An Interview with Kirsten Dierking
Horse Bone
Lost Thoughts
Motherhood

Kelsey Wollin

Kodak Smoke

Christopher Woods

On The Eight Day of Potato Salad

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S.F. Wright

The Couple

Vincent Craig Wright

The Recyclers
The Things Other People Do

Kirby Wright

Polly’s Tail
Year Of the Sheep

Stella Wulf

The Value of Pie

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Eun-Mi Yang

Rainy Spell

Yi Ga-Yeon

My Mother's Birthday

Alyssa Young

Prom Night

Justine Young

Suspension

Chanming Yuan

Hunting
y

Tyler Charles Zencka

Roger and Lacey: A History of Love and Ranching in Quailwood, Arizona
A short story

Jim Zola

My Reckling

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