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David Flynn was born in the textile mill company town of Bemis, TN. His jobs have included newspaper reporter, magazine editor and university teacher. He has five degrees and is both a Fulbright Senior Scholar and a Fulbright Senior Specialist currently on the roster. His literary publications total more than one hundred and fifty. Among the eight writing residencies he has been awarded are five at the Wurlitzer Foundation in Taos, NM, and stays in Ireland and Israel. He spent a year in Japan as a member of the Japan Exchange and Teaching program, and recently won the Kintetsu Essay Award. He lives in Nashville, TN, and for three years was president of the Music City Blues Society. He is married and has one daughter. David Flynn’s writing blog, where he posts a new story and poem every month, is at http://writing-flynn.blogspot.com/ .
The following work is Copyright © 2014, and owned by David Flynn and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
The tired poem
The tired poem.
Here it is.
I am so tired I’m still asleep though walking.
Let it be endless.
Victoria Elizabeth Ruwi
Victoria Elizabeth Ruwi lives in San Diego, California. She received a MFA in creative writing from San Diego State University. She has been published in numerous journals across the county. Her most recent publications are in the Chiron Review, Birmingham Arts Journal, South Carolina Review, and Spoon River Poetry Review. Her first book of poetry, Eye Whispers, is forthcoming.
The following work is Copyright © 2014, and owned by Victoria Elizabeth Ruwi and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
My Sister in Chains
His arm enveloped my gawky freckled frame