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The Eternal Call of Wild Women

Albert N. Katz The Eternal Call of Wild Women Has it not always been like this             ghostly lights thin voices heard through the trees             half seen/half dressed a … Continue reading

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Follow the Meandering Path

Beth Cato Follow the Meandering Path to be nine-years-old at my first-ever full-weekend family reunion smothered and suffocated by Avon-perfumed hugs and endless inane commentary about how big I was then, when I thought things couldn’t get worse dragged to … Continue reading

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Becoming, not being

Richard Magahiz Becoming, not being   gracetime grains of dog-bodies scull  in  precious cream                                                      … Continue reading

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The Little Match Girl Burns It All Down

Gretchen Tessmer The Little Match Girl Burns It All Down cedar smoke has smoldered up the mountain a serpent coiled in red is at her feet the girl who burns it down is on her knees sparking flames before a … Continue reading

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As I Tremble Watching My Son Sleep By The Sea

David Luntz As I Tremble Watching My Son Sleep By The Sea He knows he must always step into a rainbow through its center. This is one of the many lessons the sea has taught him. He is only four … Continue reading

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Introduction to Abyss & Apex Poetry Issue 80

Introduction to Abyss & Apex Poetry Issue 80 Dear Readers: As usual, expect to enjoy an eclectic blend of fine speculative poems, some are experimental, others narrative, all enjoyable. It’s always a thrill for me to see work from around … Continue reading

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man made machine god

Russell Nichols man made machine god   and in the beginning man made machine in his own image. man made machine a carbon copy made of chrome and circuitry and sensors. man made machine learn how to learn on its … Continue reading

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Simulation says…

Brian Hugenbruch Simulation says…   The simulation tells me that the last of the humans passed some fifty years ago: that those who choked to death on stagnant air were lucky, for others tore themselves apart for scraps of sustenance. … Continue reading

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What Now Mombasa?

Warren Brown What Now Mombasa? She wrote a poem on the Star Bar That legend which sits in Kenya like a fat rich brawler who made his bucks in shady deals And she put Joachim in it black as time’s … Continue reading

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Worlds Colliding  

Jennifer Silvey Worlds Colliding         Atmosphere folds into atmosphere: the graveyard free falls into the castle. Tombstones rain down from the sky and pound the roof. Coffins tumble down marble stairs; skeletons spill out and pile together. Angelic statues fall … Continue reading

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