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Three Poems by Laura Cronk

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Laura Cronk

We’ll go back
to my apartment and
open the door and the
kids’ faces will pop
with happiness. They’ll
run toward us, ram their
heads into our stomachs,
so eager to be held...

Morganatically Wed

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Stu Watson

and who are we to stand
displaced in all our promise
as if the legends don’t continue
and we have not met regret?

3 POEMS / BELEW

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By Kate Belew

Greta Garbo

I used to be like Greta Garbo and now I’m not.

Lost my flair for acting and I got hooked off

stage. When Greta talks and she says "Gimme a whiskey,

3 POEMS / UMANSKY

3
By Leah Umansky

THE NIGHT GENIUS

Take this, and hold it.

May the call be recognized and willing.

Remember, because I can’t remind you enough,

some will simply refuse and one...

5 POEMS / FITZGERALD

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By Adam Fitzgerald

SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE

I remember your hair's perm fondue

like blonde glass curling in the sun.

It had a northerly associative quality,

something quite remote to these parts.

5 POEMS / DEGNAN & MOSELEY

5
By Luke Degnan & Rosiere Moseley

I have excruciating pulmonary feeling,

But I want to have the perfect seizures,

A briefcase of wasp stingers,

A Jansport of howling embryos...

OHHHHHHHHHH / FUCALORO

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By Thomas Fucaloro

Ohhhhhhhhhh

When the moon pirouettes out from the mountains

picked up by the ocean as an offering to the sun, relax

the stars have got this

3 POEMS / HASKELL

3
By Bean Haskell

i don't use words like bitches

the amount of times your name's been damned

we're surprised you're not in hell already

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