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The Choice by Michael Cooney

“A choice, made now, today, projects itself backwards in time and changes past actions.”      – Czeslaw Milosz, quoting an unknown disciple of Karl Jaspers I made excuses, rejectingwhat I knew of mortality, eitheryours or mine, and suddenlythe black leaves grew greenwhere they had fallen and you,rapturous with rings on yourfingers, gestured to mefrom the courtyard…

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Ode to the Wind by Thomas Piekarski

As I stand tallamid towering treesthe wind is my mistress,timeless mentor,enlightening guide. The wind is sentientlike this clear sky,like my spiritbrowsing a stratosphereway up high. Without wind we’d bebereft of oursupernal courier,and left wantingas if without color. As if without color,no blue waternor chlorophyllto give us greenand the food we eat. The wind can actwicked…

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Vodka Vision by Mia Amore Del Bando

I slept with someone who looked like youUnder the sheetsVodka visionSwiping your face with hisPlastic toy camera, slide show Diving into the square fantasyThe reel is blurryAnything close is good enough. He had a different laughForgiving dark eyesAttention directed at my chestEdge of a cliff, falling inCharming, genuine smileHis touch warm like tea in the…

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great love remembered by Tom Weiss

great love remembered he has found the time,distance from crossings,fuzzy countries trailing, smiling,bringing him backjust across townto see her then as she shimmeredon the dock in the sunher golden hair still goldenas she covered softly perfect breasts,allowing him an innocent joy,exuberance with a camerato take four pictures.myopically chivalrous,he saved just one. Tom Weiss is a…

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Last Season by Tamar Kapanadze

Broken dreams and scattered expectationsBuried in your malignant intentions.I thought you brought me blooming blossomsbut left me with the scars,Wounded by your indifferent and stabbing snow petals.Giving you my winter moon was not enough for you,so it’s the last season walking on your avenue.Should I keep the tangerine as my little secret?The pieces of your…

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