Author Archives: alannasolomon

Disneyland Is that Swirly Kind of Lollipop

by Carol Everett Adams

we like. Our waltz down Main Street
is a red-brick thrill ride. We praise
door paint and flowerpots. All signs Continue reading

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The Sacrifice

by Alex Pickens

The cormorant glides,
oil slick shadow
on the flawless lake, Continue reading

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Light’s Legacy

by Carol Hamilton

On the shore of sky
I stand and think Continue reading

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Sweet Leilani

by Angela Nishimoto

Using the de-thorner to flake off the extraneous, plucking damaged, unsightly petals one by one. Thorns, leaves, stems, petals scattered around my feet. At this time and place, roses needed to be in bud to sell. If they were bloomed out, they were trashed; like other produce, they had a short shelf life. Continue reading

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Hopper’s People

By Gene Twaronite

I stare impolitely,
captivated by the artist’s ensnaring
strokes that demand we enter
and drink in every detail— Continue reading

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