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hissing whistling leaky faucet
the ethereal greenness after rain when storms
one circle of hell is reserved
Poet/Visual Artist CAROLINE BEASLEY-BAKER’S poems have recently appeared online and in print in La Fovea, MungBeing Magazine, Möbius/The Poetry Magazine, Mom Egg Review, & Qarrtsiluni. She frequently uses words/poems in her visual work for which she has received a NYFA Fellowship in Painting and an NEA Grant in Collaborative Work. Her collection of poems, For LACK of DIAMOND YEARS, was published in late 2013 by Pelekinesis Press (CA). Caroline lives in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, New York.
The following work is Copyright © 2014, and owned by Caroline Beasley-Baker and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
hoodwink/no kidding a kidder in 4 colors (a fable)
a trickster —
(let’s call him sid).
(it’s a-70°-xmas in bell gardens/ca).
the friend —
knows but feels
sid-of-course can-dance —
& their-8-year-old-daughter —
her first-bike —