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Alex Ewing lives in the suburbs of Columbus Ohio. She is a graduate of Howard University. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Juked and The Laughing Dog.
The following work is Copyright © 2017, and owned by Alex Ewing and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
Just Go Please
Last night was especially brutal
Jan Wiezorek has taught college English in Chicago, and his poetry is forthcoming from Schuylkill Valley Journal online. He is author of Awesome Art Projects That Spark Super Writing (Scholastic, 2011) and holds a master’s degree in English Composition/Writing from Northeastern Illinois University.
The following work is Copyright © 2017, and owned by Jan Wiezorek and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
Some niche: rested in planks
hovering light to become
mahogany thigh and
elemental cuts and saws.
among wooden feeders and
wrestling with backbone and
until the cardinal shares seeds
tendency to take out a folded
each femur of petrified wood
Is it true we bury some religious
covered in tossed flowers, not
into night, feeling muscles, skeleton,
death away with sensational fingers
Library Reading Room
Living dust is always learning,
It cushions the amperes of green-
what is paint—and what is disguised
betize correctly when the librarian asks
Pasqual, the name weathered on a time-rune
in the twenty years leading up to the Civil War.
memorial shouts, and we hear echoes, trimmed in
three flowers: red, white, and blue. Honor, for
The gate squeaks its neon “open” as much as
among the first-named free, back to black
rocks and tumbled hearths: their past