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Fish Performance

Fish Performance By Sean Karns . Fish Performance                         After Viewing a Lida Aboul photograph   You place the fishbowl in the freezer.  You sit on the couch and knit gloves, though it does not take long for the goldfish … Continue reading

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At the Harbor Lights Motel After You Return

At the Harbor Lights Motel After You Return By Lynn Houston . In August 2016, while at a writing residency, I met a man who was already supposed to have deployed with his National Guard unit. We were given the … Continue reading

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You Leave and I Can’t Sleep

  You Leave and I Can’t Sleep By Lynn Houston . In August 2016, while at a writing residency, I met a man who was already supposed to have deployed with his National Guard unit. We were given the gift … Continue reading

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Two Prose Poems

. Two Prose Poems By Mike James . That One Singer Seems to know your life…How you lift yourself, just a little, from your seat when she reaches up past the ceiling, the roof, the trees, up near that first … Continue reading

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On the Farm, Before You Leave for Afghanistan

. On the Farm, Before You Leave for Afghanistan By Lynn Houston   In August 2016, while at a writing residency, I met a man who was already supposed to have deployed with his National Guard unit. We were given … Continue reading

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A Review of Daniel Crocker’s Shit House Rat

. A Review of Daniel Crocker’s Shit House Rat By Stephen Furlong . In a blurb for Daniel Crocker’s Everyday People and Other Poems (Green Bean Press, 1998), A.D. Winans writes “Daniel Crocker is one of a lively band of … Continue reading

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Two Prose Poems

Two Prose Poems By Mike James . Oh Daddy, Give Me A Quarter For The Time Machine I want to go to Berlin! Back before reunifications or walled up divisions, back before that screaming little man with his silly mustache.Yes, … Continue reading

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