Archive for September, 2011

Rose
poem by
Lyn Lifshin

September 28, 2011

when it’s behind my knees you’d have to fall to the floor, lower your whole body like horses in a field to smell it. White Rose, Bulgarian rose. I think of sheets I’ve left my scent in as if to stake a claim for someone who could never care for anything alive. This Bulgarian rose, […]

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Black Fuchsia
poem by
Erin Cole

September 20, 2011

She stood in the backyard eating cherries, sweet nectar ripe on her tongue, black fuchsia splattered on white cotton. She looked at the outside like a picture, nothing moved— life seized of action. Might she cut it in half with her sharp incisors, peel back the page, see what is on the other side of […]

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