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Carl Boon lives in Istanbul, where he directs the English prep school and teaches courses in literature at Yeni Yuzyil University. Recent or forthcoming poems appear in Posit, The Adirondack Review, The Tulane Review, Badlands, The Bangalore Review, and other magazines.
The following work is Copyright © 2015, and owned by Carl Boon and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
She’s a Turkish girl who’s become
Katie Lewington is a student from Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom, as well as a writer, a reader and firm believer in Karma. She has had her poetry previously published in various online magazine/journals including After the pause, in an issue of A new Ulster, on the Formerpeople: a journal of bangs and whimpers and The Pot Luck magazine website. She also has an eBook published on Amazon Kindle titled ‘Just: a sign of the times’. You can contact her on Twitter https://twitter.com/Idontwearahat and read more of her poetry on her blog katielewington.blogspot.co.uk.
The following work is Copyright © 2015, and owned by Katie Lewington and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
My mum is a risk taker and I follow
Verbatim (The word was in an article about Sylvia Plath)
I follow verbatim the information
My mum says ‘well, I don’t’
Nobody has died, yet, in my family of food poisoning.
If we could
if we could be drunk
if we could skip up
If we could be productive
if we could be drunk and sober