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it'll get different by TAO LIN

at work i wonder

if i should take anti-depressant medicine


finally, i decide, no, i shouldn't…

30 June 2005 | poetry

 

It Ends by JIMMY LO

Actor and carwash and actor

and carwash and actor together

strip down.

6 October 2007 | poetry

 

To His Watch by GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS

The telling time our task is; time's some part,

Not all, but we were framed to fail and die—

One spell and well that one. There, ah thereby

Is comfort's carol of all or woe's worst smart.

12 August 2005 | poetry, classic, rhyme

 

For Elizabeth by ANDREW MACARTHUR

The message of this afternoon could be a hollow nest

if fairgrounds in a park can feel this empty.

2 September 2004 | poetry

 

Way Over There by MARTHA SILANO

& the little cardinal stuck


to the bottom of a baby food jar

never comes unglued

mommy in fact


never comes unglued & the daddy

(part Mr. Brady part Clark Kent…

5 April 2007 | poetry

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