Reading poems by Larry Levis and Ocean Vuong these past few weeks. Different backgrounds, different cultures, one young, one dead quite young. But I find their work does similar things for me. 424 more words
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We’re always grateful when gorgeous, deep, necessary work comes our way, or when a fascinating person chooses to spend time talking with us. And this journal is our opportunity to share that work, and those conversations, with readers who get it, people who need it. 235 more words
The chimney’s tumbled down, old doors
pout from hinges, rotting floors
grumble slightly as we’re walking.
Do you hear Miss Lizzie talking?
Steps have crumbled, that’s not all, 71 more words
A tear streaming from my eye,
Running through a field seeking refuge,
A road lined with bullet shells instead of pebbles,
An empty wheelbarrow stained red, 26 more words