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On Letting Go

by Erik Moyer

It starts with a sinking feeling,
pennies slowly unpinched.
They pool like sentimentals
in a dented box, head hung
and eyes down, a pink slip
wadded in your pocket. Continue reading

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Inca Child

by Elisabeth Murawski

They carry him up the mountain,
give him chicha to calm.
What is an honor? Continue reading

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Afloat

by Cooper Young

Today, the stars are hidden
behind a veil of blue.
The waves turn themselves
inside out, and my parents
bob in the water, beyond the break. Continue reading

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Amida Butsu

by Wendy Taylor

(the Jodo Mission, Lahaina, Maui)

What is it about the pink lotus flower
placed at the crossed legs & flat open hands,
gentle in the lap of the bronzed Buddha,
that provokes children to throw pebbles
at Amida’s stretched ear lobes? The neon Continue reading

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A Summer Dream

by Ajay Sawant

Sparrows with brackish blacks
On a hot, hot afternoon hop
stringently in sun pecking grains,
The Lu sweeps the grass to brown,
shadowed partly by fiery Gulmohar;
The gala gates squeal slithering
tar roads. Continue reading

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