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Jay Passer lives in the Tenderloin district of San Francisco, the city of his birth. His work has appeared in journals and periodicals in print and online since 1988. His most recent collection of poetry, At the End of the Street, is available from corrupt press, Paris, 2012.
The following work is Copyright © 2014, and owned by Jay Passer and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
Surrounded in the small room
Karen Vande Bossche
Karen Vande Bossche (b.1953) lives in Bellingham, Washington, with an exceptionally large cat. She has been a poet for over forty years, but is just beginning to see the "fruits of her labor" in published form.
The following work is Copyright © 2014, and owned by Karen Vande Bossche and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
One on my inner thigh
The dim violet procession
Another on the back
I watch them all bloom dark