Browsing all 17 posts in Issue 12.

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Figures of Speech and Other Funny Words

Figures of Speech and Other Funny Words

In the movie “Shrek”, the title character sees a towering castle and asks of its owner, “Do you think maybe he’s compensating for something?”

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Editorial

Editorial

My fish ate my homework.

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Issue 12 Poetry

Issue 12 Poetry

An introduction to Issue 12 poetry

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The Sorcerer and the Maid

The Sorcerer and the Maid

A sorcerer who loved a maid
To prove his worth and care
Set forth to conjure magic feats
From ocean, land, and air

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War Planes

War Planes

It was a lovely summer, and we all yelled Incoming!
when we were playing War and Frisbee and Prisoner’s Base

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Come Morning

Come Morning

Brother, your voice sparks poetry,
sing out synesthetic praises;
false gods alight as moons

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Protest

Protest

There’s a movement
to slay the Martians.

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The Skulls

The Skulls

The horse approaches through the drifting haze.
As she waits, her arms lift high the skull,
An offering for the rite of death in season.

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Cyclic Renewals

Cyclic Renewals

The solar wind a damp rag wrung out in the darkness
the dregs at the bottom of your glass
the petri dish, your telescope

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The Classification of Gifts

The Classification of Gifts

We buy such lovely
gifts to propitiate our Gods