Richard J. Fleming and Judith R. Robinson
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Richard J. Fleming
Richard J. Fleming is a survivor of three Chicago blizzards. He graduated from Mundelein College of Loyola University, and has degrees in Fine Art & English Literature. He has recently had poetry published in Right Hand Pointing, The Rusty Nail, Inkwell Mag, Curio, Otoliths, Rain, Party & Disaster Society, One Sentence Poems and Rattle. See richard’s digital chapbook Aperture here.
The following work is Copyright © 2015, and owned by Richard J. Fleming and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
Edge of darkness sneaking down over elevated tracks.
Indistinct music escapes from the open doorway.
Mismatched drops of rain scratch the surface,
Yes, we have no merchandise to sell.
When the fever breaks,
It’s a movie of my life playing over and over.
It doesn’t matter where nerve endings stop,
Animals came down to the waterhole to drink,
Judith R. Robinson
Judith R. Robinson is a poet, editor, teacher, and fiction writer. A 1980 summa cum laude graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, listed in the Directory of American Poets and Writers. Visit Judith on the web here: www.judithrrobinson.com
The following work is Copyright © 2015, and owned by Judith R. Robinson and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
Orphee’s agony coincides